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infection to occur, three conditions must exist simultaneously:
1. Virulent disease-causing microbes must exist.
2. There must
be a way for these microbes to get inside the body.
3. You must be a suitable host.
Unless all three
conditions exist, you will not be infected.
Dr. Jusino's office, the
most recent Infection Control Guidelines from
Association of Orthodontists
are followed. We believe that
all procedures to protect our patients and ourselves should be based on
valid scientific documentations. It has been recognized that the
of orthodontics, unlike most of dentistry, involves frequent patient
(treatment that does not cause bleeding).
As a result of the nature of orthodontic procedures, some of the
control techniques available to our office may be different from what
see at your regular dental office. These techniques are based upon
of the art" information, and have been carefully considered by
experts in the field of infection control.
Dr. Jusino and the All Star Team practice "Universal Precautions," which
means that we treat every patient as infectious, whether he or she is
all instruments used in the office, utilizing both heat and
chemical sterilization to destroy forms of microbial life.
all other items used during your appointment that were not
used inside the mouth with chemical disinfectants.
All Clinical Staff use
ANTIMICROBIAL HAND SOAP. All
use a NEW PAIR OF GLOVES for each patient.
We use appropriate BARRIER
TECHNIQUES for an orthodontic
The use of gowns or uniforms, masks and eyewear are not always
but will be worn during special procedures, such as the removal of
when using the high speed drill.
We have been VACCINATED
against Hepatitis B., therefore, we cannot
contract this infection or pass it on to you.
We believe the
EDUCATION of our staff
will allow us
to always answer any of your questions.
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