Standard, universal precautions protect both patients and staff alike. Everyone- that is you, your dentist, and the entire dental team- benefits from rigorous infection control.
The hallmark of a truly good dental practice is the establishment of trust. We understand this, and our primary aim is to improve your dental health while observing utmost hygiene and safety in our environment, without any compromise whatsoever.
Please feel free to contact Dr.Moncrieffe if you have any questions regarding our safety policy.
Our entire team follows procedures recommended by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA,) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These include:
- Disinfectant hand soap
- Gloves and face masks
- Frequent chemical disinfection of counter tops and surfaces
- Sterilization of all equipment before every use
- Utilization of disposable materials only
We sterilize all reusable equipment, including dental hand pieces, with an autoclave- a device that kills bacteria and viruses by steam, heat, and pressure.
The best defense against disease is information. So the more you know about our practices, the better equipped you will be to make wise decisions about your health- and so will the likelihood of us forming healthy doctor-patient relationships based on mutual trust and respect!