Patient Information: Infection Control
Infection controls and universal precautions protect patients and staff alike. Everyone benefits from rigorous infection control — you, your dentist, and the dental team. The cornerstone of any good and safe dental practice is the element of trust, and we strive each day to keep everyone who walks through our doors as safe as possible to adhering to a high standard of infection control.
Our doctors and our entire team follow procedures recommended by several federal agencies: the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These measures include:
The best defense against disease is information. The more you know, the better equipped you are to make wise decisions about your health care. The more you know about our daily procedures and policies, the more comfortable you will feel. Please feel free to ask us should you ever have any concerns regarding infection control.