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Tips to make sure you're safe at dentist office

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Dental care is good in our country and what happened with the cross contamination by an Oklahoma dentist is rare. But we have some tips to make sure you stay safe at the dentist's office.

  • Gloves should come from the box
  • New pair of gloves when dentist leaves the room
  • Staff wear masks and eyewear
  • Containers for disposing of needles
  • Room disinfected between patients
  • Autoclave validation certificate
  • Instruments sealed in plastic
  • Ask about cross contamination

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