Our entire team follows the procedures recommended by several federal agencies: the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We sterilize all reusable equipment utilizing an autoclave, a device that kills bacteria and viruses by steam, heat and pressure. Due to our high standards and commitment to infection control and cross contamination prevention, our office is listed as an Exceptional Dental Office by Tom Terry, Certified Healthcare Safety Consultant. Click here to visit his website.Infection controls and universal precautions protect patients and staff alike. We uphold strict standard for your safety.