At Citigate Dental in Nepean, ON, your safety and well-being are our top priorities. We adhere to the highest standards of infection control to protect both our patients and our dental team. Trust is the foundation of a safe dental practice, and we encourage you to openly discuss our infection control guidelines with our dentists at any time.
Our practice follows stringent infection control procedures recommended by various federal agencies, including the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These guidelines encompass:
Our commitment to infection control goes beyond the federal and provincial requirements. We employ state-of-the-art technology, such as Hydrium instrument washers, which have been proven by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) to be highly effective at removing pathogenic organic debris compared to traditional ultrasonic cleaners used in most dental offices.
Furthermore, we utilize autoclaves, devices that use steam, heat, and pressure to kill bacteria and viruses, ensuring the complete sterilization of instruments and equipment.
Knowledge is your best defense against disease, and we encourage you to ask questions and seek information about our infection control policies. The more informed you are, the more comfortable and confident you will feel about the care you receive at Citigate Dental.
If you would like to see our state-of-the-art sterilization center during your visit, please don't hesitate to ask. Your peace of mind and well-being are of utmost importance to us.
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