Just a quick entry to introduce a cheap gadget I bought last year, my mini steam cleaner.
This has so many uses. The main reason I bought it was to give the fit surface of crowns a quick blast after trying them in before going on to cement them in place. I believe this should mean the crown should be less contaminated and therefore allowing the cement to be more reliable and consistent.
Over time however I have found various other uses. It is great for giving really filthy dentures a quick spruce up. It can quickly remove bond from rubber dam clamps. Here is a little video of it helping to clean up a wax knife. It is very satisfying.
There are lots of different models available. I went for this one here:
Dr Chris Harper