Patient Safety & Sterilization

Patient Safety

Patient safety is Lifetime Dental‘s top priority. To protect our patients & ourselves, our staff wear masks, gloves & glasses, as well as hospital scrub uniforms. We strictly observe all Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. All instruments are cleaned, disinfected & routinely sterilized as recommended by the American Dental Association & the Centers for Disease Control. Whenever possible, disposable, single-use items are used to ensure your child’s health & safety. Handpieces are sterilized with an autoclave (hot steam) sterilization unit. All surfaces in the treatment rooms are cleaned & disinfected after each patient.


Equipment AutoclaveWe want you to have peace of mind every time you visit our practice. Your comfort & safety always come first when we are caring for your oral health. We take every possible step to ensure that we present every patient with a clean & welcoming environment.

Our sterilization procedures meet or exceed the Centers for Disease Control guidelines. We heat-sterilize all handpieces & instruments after each use. We use disposable gloves, bibs, masks, eye protection & barrier covers at all times. We clean & maintain our equipment with to ensure your comfort & the best outcomes during & after treatment. Our patients’ safety is our top priority & we make every effort to ensure the highest standards are being met in every aspect of our practice.

Filtered Water Lines

We understand your concern about water quality & the importance of keeping you & your family healthy. For this reason, we utilize filtered water lines during our dental procedures. By filtering the water used in dental procedures, we are able to get rid of any substances that may compromise the health of our patients. The safety, health & dental care of patients are our top priorities. This is just another way to show how much we care!

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