dental insure protective equipment before a procedure the dental staff and the dental insure need to put on protective eye wear each patient should receive a clean pair of glasses eye wear.
Helps to protect mucous membranes from spatter of fluids during dental procedures the dental assistants glasses are to be cleaned as necessary and disinfected at the end of the day depending on the procedure to be performed.
Goggles or face shield may be worn prescription eyeglasses may be worn but they must be fitted with side shields during dental treatment a mask is to be worn by the dentist and dental assistant.
They are to be changed between patients masks protect the face and mucous membranes from potential spatter containing blood or saliva if the mask becomes wet it should be changed during the procedure masks should fit properly and be handled only by the tie strings or elastic.
They should never be worn around the neck operators also called treatment rooms should be clean from the night before however at the start of the day it is best to thoroughly clean and disinfect the rooms before the first patient arrives.
This includes cabinets and handles light handles counter tops the x-ray head tray tables chair and headrest the high-speed evacuate tubing for hand pieces and the air water syringe once disinfected a plastic cover is placed over the light handles the x-ray head and the patient chair including chair controls that will be touched during the procedure