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Sterilization, For Your Safety

Now More Than Ever... Sterilization has always been one of the top priorities in our practice. However, now more than ever, it's at the forefront of everyone's minds, and the importance could not be more apparent. With the ongoing threat over coronavirus (aka COVID-19), terms like disease transmission, airborne particles, contact tracing, and PPE (personal protective equipment) have all become part of the public consciousness. So it's clear that maintaining [...]

Sterilization, For Your Safety2022-07-05T08:00:41-07:00

Sterilization: Protecting Our Patients

Sterilization Limits Exposure to Germs and Bacteria During regular day to day life, germs and bacteria typically get a bad rap. When sterilization gets taken too far, we're missing out on the benefits of a healthy and tested immune system. However, when it comes to dentistry and any medical facility, nothing could be further from the truth. One of the chief concerns is preventing disease and infection from spreading from [...]

Sterilization: Protecting Our Patients2021-05-25T08:00:07-07:00

Straight Talk About Disease Control

When you visit our office, you might notice some of the things we do to maintain a sterile environment. We take disease control very seriously, and you can rest assured that we take all the proper precautions to keep you safe! In the Office Sterilization is now—and always has been—a concern in our office. We keep up with every new and more effective method of preventing cross-contamination. The gloves and [...]

Straight Talk About Disease Control2019-09-10T08:00:04-07:00

What’s with the Gloves?

You may have noticed that whenever we work inside your mouth (or touch something that will be going into your mouth) we will ALWAYS be wearing medical gloves to prevent contamination. Keeping Germs Out The subject of sterilization is more important than ever as we become more aware of the various communicable diseases that can be transmitted in the environment of a dental office. You may well ask if we [...]

What’s with the Gloves?2019-02-12T08:00:15-08:00

Sterilization In Our Practice

Dentistry, like any other science, has evolved over time. We've come a long way from the old days of "drill and fill" to a new era of sophisticated technology and technique. And along with this growth has come a new understanding of sterilization and infection control. With a variety of serious illnesses that can be cross-communicated, sterilization protocols have been dramatically refined. And for our practice, there is no "enough." [...]

Sterilization In Our Practice2018-03-27T08:00:04-07:00

Our Infection Control Program

Visitors to our practice have probably noticed the efforts we put into making the office open and comfortable. Well, it's not just cosmetic. We're doing something about protecting your health. We consulted with experts in the field of asepsis—sterilization. Our aim was to find the best that technology has to offer to keep the practice safe for our patients. And we did. Today we meet—and exceed—the infection control standards of [...]

Our Infection Control Program2016-05-17T00:00:55-07:00

Sterilization

Keeping Our Office Safe For You We follow all guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and American Dental Association, particularly sterilization procedures for instruments used in the mouth. This means high speed drills too. Our autoclave is state-of-the-science—it’s monitored regularly by an independent testing laboratory to verify complete effectiveness. All clinical personnel wear masks and gloves when treating patients. After every patient, we cleanse our hands, then put [...]

Sterilization2015-05-26T00:00:30-07:00
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