Your health and peace of mind are always our primary concern. Our office strictly abides to “STANDARD PRECAUTIONS” required by the Center of Disease Control. All clinical staff are required to wear required PPE for the treatment of individual patients, the cleaning of each dental operatory and the sterilization of instruments.
After each patient visit, the treatment area is thoroughly disinfected with a Cal-EPA registered agent. Our staff and Housekeeping services are responsible for maintaining all areas and surfaces (e.g. floors, walls, sinks, bathrooms,) clean and organized. We protect all surfaces during your child’s exam. All instruments are cleaned before proper disinfection utilizing both ultrasonic and heat-sterilization methods. Sterile instruments are checked periodically and are open once the patient arrives to the office. We monitor our sterilization process by mailing weekly test samples to an outside laboratory. Out waterlines, besides being purged at the beginning of the day, at the end of the day and in between patients, are also tested monthly for any adversary growth of microbes. Our office also utilizes digital radiography to minimize your child’s exposure to radiation. Consistency is key in preventing unnecessary infections related to health care settings, and we take pride in minimizing those factors! Please feel free to ask us for further information on the measures we take to ensure the safety of you and your children.