At ANU DENTAL, we regard hygienic standards at the best level. ANUS DENTAL always provides a clean and safe environment to everyone. ANU DENTAL imposes Joint Commission International(JCI) and National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers(NABH) sterilization processes that are based on scientific evidence protocols. We employ hospital cleanliness standards and sterilization techniques.
At ANU DENTAL, besides meeting and exceeding cleanliness we ANU DENTAL takes additional steps in abiding by guidelines set forth by the American standards by Center of Disease Contorls (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), ASHRAE, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), Assoication for the Advancment of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), American Dental Assoication (ADA) and the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
Sterilization policies and control are followed up to provide a complete sterile, clean, disinfected environment for each patient in ensuring that all the equipment,treatment cabins are correctly set up and sterilized daily and after each and every use. Safe and clean environment initiatives are taken which include filtered water, disposable items, hand hygiene adherence and biomedical waste management.
ANU DENTAL welcomes your questionnaire and the opportunity to demonstrate how we handle patient protection and sterilization techniques . We want everyone to feel comfortable about their treatment at Anu Dental.
Dental instruments are precision tools which require frequent maintenance. International standards using CE certified sterilisation machines are used for sterilisation of instruments and equipments . At Anu Dental we selet our dental units,handpieces and any other machines not only based on their technological advancements but also for their specific design focus on sterilization approaches.
At Anu Dental dental instruments are individually packed and sealed by autosealer machine then autoclaved by pre-vacuumed autoclave units in viewpacks for individual patient. Every individual pack of dental instruments are dated to uphold high standards of sterilisation.
At Anu Dental single use non-woven materials are used to protect our sterilized dental instruments rather than conventional woven wraps which are normally used at other clinics and hospitals as single use non-woven materials are more bacteria resistant. Continuous efforts are made to improve the sterilization standard requirements.
At Anus Dental all the instruments and equipments are fully and properly sterilized, extra steps are taken to ensure complete sterilization. Effectiveness of autoclaves is tested on a day to day basis. Instruments and clinical handpieces are autoclaved separately in separate sterilization machines.Instruments are rechecked,packed,dated and stored in clean area after autoclaving.Sterilisation is an important factor at Anus Dental
At Anu Dental potential cross-contamination of instruments is prevented as it organizes its steriization rooms in separated hygienic and unhygienic areas. To prevent bacterial growth sterilized clean instruments are kept under controlled cool temperatures and humidity for 24 hours a day throughout the week. Backup generators are in place should a power supply disturbance occur.
At Anu Dental several rounds of processing to ensure total safety and total sterilization of all dental instruments is done. Initially dental instruments are soaked in rapid multi-enzyme detergent for pre-disinfectant cleaning. The enzymes digest all human secretions including blood, saliva, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and mucopolysaccharides that carries possible bacteria and viruses. Ultrasonic machines are used in which the instruments are transferred to clean and remove tiny or invisible dirt trapped in corner or any spiral of instruments. It can be used for removal of protein and lipid-based soils which is used on surgical instruments, flexible fiberoptic endoscopes, rigid scopes and apparatus where blood, protein, mucous and lipids form hard to remove soils.
At Anu Dental measurement monitoring and indicators of dental instrument sterilization process are done to cross check and re-confirm that instruments are sterile and sterilization machines are performing well. Light differentiates, temperature pressure gauge readings, time are recorded during each pre and post vacuum autoclaving period and mechanical measurements on our autoclaving machines are charted at every machine cycle.
At Anu Dental the individual packs of autoclaved dental instruments that have undergone steam sterilization, are packed with sterile tape external indicators.
At Anu Dental the highest level of examination is used to determine factors affecting treatment infection and death.3M Sterigage an additional internal indicators is also used to check that each pack of critical dental instrument package has been exposed to steam at the correct time and temperature. The Steriage check is Class 5 level check, the highest level of examination, used to determine factors affecting treatment infection and death.
Autoclaves or pressure steam machines does not garanteed total sterilization as at Anus Dental, infection control and sterilizations is of top most priority we not only just use chemical but biological checks are done to ensure complete sterilizations. At Anus Dental The Attest Biological Rapid Monitoring System by 3M ESPE is used to verify the effectiveness of our sterilization efforts frequently.
At Anu Dental the 3M Attest sterilization a proven and reliable system with a 20 year product history is used as biological indicator system for monitoring steam sterilization. The Attest sterilizations system is used to ensure that Anu Dental sterilization controls and standards are well assured and above those of required standards.
- It is easier and safer to use than other systems as incubator automatically crushes vial to release medium making it safe.
- More accurate results are ensured as Self-contained biological indicators significantly reduce the possibility of contamination, minimizing false positives.
- Easy observation and reading of indicator colour change is easily visible through see-through covers.
- To meet the needs of both small and large offices it is 14-vial capacity.
- For quick reference and easy use System is colour-coded.
- Providing faster results than typical mail-in services as readout is available in three hours.
- To ensure accurate results and consistency Dry-block design is pre-set to proper incubation temperature.
At Anu Dental after single use with every patient Dental units are cleaned and disinfected. During cleaning Single-use disposable towels that contains high level disinfectants are used with our dental units which are disposed after every single use at our dental care.
At Anu Dental pre-selected high level disinfectant which is tested and clinically certified to be effective against bacteria and staphylococcus aureus. Whilst, MRSA,VRE, staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin, Hepatitis B, C, Influenza A2 Virus as well as Herpes simplex types 1 and 2, AIDS (HIV), are disabled within 2 minutes. Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella enteric are deactivated within 3 minutes of contact to the disinfectant.
Every possible effort is taken at our dental care centre for effective and complete cleanliness.
At Anu Dental patients are also offered an option to purchase your own dental diagnostic set (D-set) and dental airotor handpiece for you and/or your family’s individual use on request which means that the dental diagnostic set(D-set) and dental airotor handpiece is secured,reserved and autoclaved only for you and/or your family’s use during your dental visits at our dental house.
Anu Dental is an amalgam-free dental care where even removal of amalgam fillings are done using rubber dams to prevent mercury exposure as our dental care believes in safe removal of amalgam fillings. Patients may also opt for for replacement of amalgam with composite resin or white fillings.
If you do wish to take up this personalised option at our dental care centre, for you and your family, our staff would be obliged to help you go through the process.
Anu Dental premises is precisely designed to operate and function as a dental care centre.
Our dental house is fitted and perfectly equipped with the latest technologies and equipments which ensures complete sterilization in and around the treatment cabins making a safe environment for our patients and their families