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“The only thing necessary for these diseases to the triumph is for good people and governments to do nothing.”

       
     

To protect your health, dentists use "universal precautions." That means we use the same protective measures with every patient to prevent transmission of the virus that causes AIDS or any other infectious disease.

These infection procedures include:

  • Wearing gloves, masks, and protective eyewear
  • Washing hands before and after each treatment, and changing gloves after each patient
  • Sterilizing or disinfecting dental instruments after each use
  • Cleaning and disinfecting the surfaces in the treatment room and equipment after each patient
  • Disposing of needles and other sharp items in special containers
  • Disposing of waste items and contaminated material properly