Mail-in vs. In-office Spore Testing

From time-to-time we receive calls from clients asking if there are alternatives to our mail-in spore testing service. Most inquiries are typically generated by one of two questions: (1) Is there a way to get faster spore test results? This question usually comes from an office that has recently failed a spore test. The result…

Anytime Compliance Tracking is Now Available

Mesa Labs Traverse City (North Bay Bioscience) is excited to announce that our new and improved Anytime Compliance Tracking dashboard is now available for all mail-in spore testing users, replacing the previous NB Online system. The new dashboard includes many improvements for your office: Individual user login with email address Forgot password, Reset password functionality…

How often should I test my sterilizer?

Biological monitoring is recommended on a weekly basis by the CDC, ADA, OSAP, and AAMI. Most state dental boards require weekly biological monitoring (see our regulations map). Chemical and mechanical monitoring should be done with each load. Let’s talk spore testing! Talk with one of our experts to get your questions answered and see how…