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We Keep it Clean

At Dr. Gallagher & Associates, we provide you with a clean and safe environment.  We follow the sterilization techniques recommended by the American Dental Association and the Center for Disease Control.  We also observe all the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.  Every room in our office is cleaned daily and a professional cleaning service comes in every week.

Our treatment rooms are cleaned between every patient.  We use as many disposable items as possible between patients.  Our sterilization includes 5 steps:

-        discard all disposable items in the room

-        wipe down exposed surfaces with sterilization wipes and/or sprays

-        clean instruments in the sink

-        use ultrasound machine to kill germs

-        use autoclave (oven) to further kill germs