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Clinical Affairs

Materials Management

Materials Management is comprised of two units, the Central Sterilization Unit and the Preclinical  Storeroom.

Central Sterilization Unit

The Central Sterilization Unit serves the entire School of Dentistry providing decontamination and sterilization services for all dental instruments and cassettes. The CSU utilizes Washer/Disinfector Units, Ultrasonic Cleaners, Steam Sterilizers and Ethylene Oxide Sterilization. The CSU provides some stock cassettes and instruments available for use within the School of Dentistry.

To view available cassettes, click here.

To order instruments or cassettes from the CSU, click here to access the order form.

To view the Central Sterilization Operating Policy, click here.

To contact the CSU, send email to

Preclinical Storeroom

The Preclinical Storeroom provides a pass-through purchasing program for all materials needed during the four year course of study at the UNC School of Dentistry. The Preclinical Storeroom also provides any and all consumable items needed in the UNC SOD Preclinical Laboratories. These items are covered by the Student Lease Program.

Click below for copies of the UNC SOD’s first, second and third year leases.

Class of 2018 Class of 2017 Class of 2016
First Year Lease First Year Lease First Year Lease
Second Year Lease Second Year Lease
Third Year Lease

Last Modified: 08/04/2014