Infection controls and universal precautions protect patientsand 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. You should feel free to discuss this topic with Dr. Shoukry and receive a straightforward answer.
Dr. Shoukry and our entire team follow procedures recommended by several federal agencies: the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These measures evolve to keep current with any new health concerns that may arise such as Covid-19. Some of these include:
Dr. Russo is a compassionate and competent practitioner who saw me today as an emergency patient. As always, the care was exceptional! I highly recommend Dr. Russo; he will meet all your dental needs in a caring and professional manner. He staff is exceptional as well.
We sterilize all reusable equipment, including dental hand pieces. We use an autoclave, a device that kills bacteria and viruses by steam, heat and pressure.
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.