Patient Protection and Sterilization

Published on May 29, 0212 by

If you are wondering what this office does to protect you and our other patients from infectious diseases, we want you to know that we take the following protective measures (as recommended by the Center for Disease Control and the American Dental Association). When we follow these precautions, we …

wear gloves, masks, protective eyewear, and clothing
wash our hands with special soaps before and after treating each patient
change our gloves after each patient
sterilize dental instruments and handpieces after each use
clean and disinfect the surfaces and equipment in the treatment room
use disposable products wherever possible to eliminate cross-infection
handle all disposable materials according to federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations

How you can feel safe that everything is being done to protect you

According to the leading authorities, the risk of contracting serious infectious diseases during a dental visit is extremely remote. Due to the measures we take to eliminate disease transmisson, you can feel confident both in coming here and referring your family and friends to us.

If you have any questions regarding our infection control measures, please ask the doctor or any staff member. We will be happy to explain all of our procedures and safeguards.
When you visit our office, you can feel confident that your health and ours is protected.

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