ADDITIONAL MEASURES AGAINST SARS Cο V 2 (COVID19) | Παπαδιώτης Ε.

ADDITIONAL MEASURES AGAINST SARS Cο V 2 (COVID19)

 

As we regularly address special concern on meticulous disinfection and sterilization, enhanced measures and procedures are incorporated in full alignment to national public health committee and CDC provisions against COVID 19 pandemic

PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT
Phone briefing on the substantial necessity to respect entry times and appointments. Necessity that patient present alone at appointment
Medical and dental history are asked on phone. Assessment of COVID19 high-risk vs dental emergency and respective schedule management
– Αssessed high-risk patients are scheduled as last appointments. No other extra measures taken – every patient is considered potential carrier/host and surgical disinfection protocols implemented for all to avoid cross-contamination
– Meticulous cleaning of all surfaces and floors with steamers and chlorine in between appointments

UPON ENTRY
– Patient must wear their mask upon admission
– Personal items are left in designated area
– Dental personnel wearing one-use personal protective equipment (PPE) assists with history registration
– Patient is requested to disinfect hands with 70% alcohol solution. Devices with infra-red activation are placed in all rooms and admission room
– Physical temperature examination (infrared thermometer)
– Admission room is disinfected between appointments

Winix air purifiers are in full function (Super HEPA, Plasma generator, OZONE-free device) and in constant mode

 

IN OPERATORY
– Patient is asked to take off mask and rinse with H2o2 1% sol – proven anti SARS CO V 2 oral disinfectant
– Personnel wears disposable gear (face shield , surgical mask)
– Winix Air purifiers with Super HEPA filters, Plasma generator are in constant function

– One-use dental isolation and one-use drapes are used upon treatments

Powerful CleanRoom 250 air purifier by world leading company IQair Inc, Switzerland, drains airborne splatter/aerosol generated by dental hand pieces. For more on our purifiers see at PRACTICE 

AFTER TREATMENT
-Mouth rinse
-Patient is asked to wear back their mask
-Fees are rendered either with cash or with P.O.S touch-free mode

AFTER EXIT
– Gear of patient (drapes) and personnel (masks, gowns, gloves) are disposed in designated waste bin. Management of the waste is appointed to and discharged by medical waste collector, Envirodent Inc, on a regular basis
– Used equipment (hand pieces , metal instruments etc) are discharged in closed-type cleaning ultrasonic device for initial debridement/disinfection and follows sealing in plastic packages and autoclave sterilization. Use of sterilization indices to confirm sterile packages
– Full cleaning and disinfection with steamers and chlorine of surfaces and floors
30 minute time interval between appointments to air operatory/admission/WC and to disinfect the practice

 

We never compromise with anything less than the best and this applies in all aspects of our services