Dental Professionals

Sterilization Monitoring Service

Experienced  |  Reliable  |  Well-Organized


The Sterilization Monitoring Service (SMS) at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is dedicated to providing you with reliable service in order to assure the hassle-free monitoring of your sterilization equipment and dental unit waterlines.

To provide you with testing, documentation and the peace of mind regarding your sterilizer, SMS delivers prompt, experienced and reliable biological monitoring at a highly competitive price.

Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Dental Association recommend the weekly testing of all sterilizers. In Ohio, the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) mandates the weekly biological monitoring of all sterilization equipment used in the dental office. To review the Ohio State Dental Board Rule and the Ohio Administrative Code (4715-20-02) visit