Protecting Our Patients and Staff
We hold ourselves to the highest standards of infection control at our office. It is critical to maintain a safe environment for our patients and our team. We take guidance from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as well as our state and local authorities. We maintain strict infection control protocols including steam autoclave sterilization of instruments, chemical disinfection of surfaces between patients, disposable barriers and instruments, and more. In dentistry we are all trained to practice universal precautions, which means we adhere to all protocols for every patient every time.
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted us to take enhanced measures to ensure the safest environment for our patients and staff, so that patients can continue to get the critical care that they need. Our enhanced measures Include: