Category: Dental Technology

Dental X-rays: Are They Safe and Necessary?

October 30, 2018

Dentists and hygienists are often asked about the safety and necessity of x-rays. This is a great question – with answers that differ from patient to patient. So let’s examine it a bit further. You may be surprised to learn just how safe today’s x-rays are, and which audience asks this question even more so […]

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What is an Intraoral Camera?

May 16, 2017

An intraoral camera is an instrument, which may look like an oversized pen, that takes high-resolution, color photos of a patient’s mouth and shows the visuals real-time on a computer monitor. It enables our dental team to make diagnoses more accurately. Not only is it a diagnostic tool, but an educational tool as well. The […]

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We Take Sterilization and Cleanliness Seriously!

July 26, 2013

Sterilization is important in a dental office and we follow all CDC guidelines and more to keep our patients safe. We first clean and scrub all instruments then place them into biological indicator bags.  The instruments are then wrapped in containers for the autoclave.  The basic principal of steam sterilization is to expose all items to […]

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Personal Information

March 6, 2013

We do not share our patients’ personal information.  We shred all forms and other information that is filled out in our office.  Many safeguards are in place to help prevent any breach of information.  Our patients can feel confident that their personal information is safe with us!

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Sterilization

January 23, 2013

Our office practices the highest standards of sterilization available in the market.  Between all patient appointments, we sterilize every surface in the room, autoclave (high pressure and heat sterilization process) every instrument and protect all areas for the safety of our patients. 

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