Hygiene is an important concern in the field of medicine. At Lundy’s Lane Dental Office in Niagara Falls, we follow high standards of infection control to ensure you and your family are always safe. Listed below are the steps that our team follows to create a clean and safe working environment:
We always wash our hands before and after each appointment.
We wear a new pair of disposable gloves for each procedure.
Every member of the treatment team wears a mask and protective eyewear.
We sterilize all the instruments in an autoclave.
We always heat-sterilize the hand pieces between patients.
We use barrier covers on exposed surfaces.
We disinfect surfaces according to government standards.
We dispose of bio-dental waste and sharp instruments in safe containers provided by a biomedical disposal company.
We conduct weekly spore testing of our sterilization equipment by sending samples to a reputable lab.
We update infection control procedures for all staff members regularly.