Infection Control

Infection controls and universal precautions protect clients and staff alike. Everyone benefits from rigorous infection control — you, your dentist, and the dental team. The cornerstone in a good and safe dental practice is the element of trust.

Techniques and Methods
Barrier techniques - Use of gloves, masks, protective eye wear, protective clothing such as aprons, disposables such as needles, syringes, gloves, wipes, suction tips, scalpel blades, glasses etc. & employment of proper hand washing methods & high-vacuum evacuation.

Cleaning of instruments, equipment & surroundings - Meticulous cleaning of equipment & instruments are carried out prior to subjecting them to disinfections / sterilization procedures.
Disinfections - Use of chemical disinfectants such as: glutaraldehyde, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, sodium hypochlorite, iodophores & iodines, formaldehyde.

Sterilization - Using steam under pressure (autoclave), boiling water sterilizer, ultrasonic cleaner, ultra violet chamber & additional methods to sterilize hand-pieces.

Preventive measures adopted by staff - Doctors & Staff are very much aware of the importance of proper infection control measures. They adhere to all norms in this respect. Doctors are all vaccinated against Hepatitis B.
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.