According to the infection control guidelines from Ministry of Public Health of Vietnam and the International Infection Control Association was announced and released. The safety and health of patients have always been at the forefront in order to ensure the best quality of treatment.
Before choosing a dental clinic, that you should consider the following key issues:
► Are there health standards in the dental clinic which you are looking for that can respond the requirements of health safety for your dental treatment?
► How do you identify that the dentists are following and implementing medical standards?
► How do you identify the materials and dental instruments that are sterilized correctly? There are safe for your health?
At I-DENT Dental Implant Center responds all requirements of patients and in particular we will always follow infection control guidelines achieving international quality standards and we are willing to answer any inquiries to you through email or phone.
Health standards respond the requirements of health safety in dental treatment for patients.
We perceived the importance of infection control so wherever throughout the dental center we always prevent the production of the pathogen and implement the health standards strictly. Our infection control system is applied rigorously by two ways both directly and indirectly to eliminate bacteria, virus and spreading infection fungal. This is our leading concern due to the increasing level of social diseases such as HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), hepatitis and infectious diseases reached alarming. On the other hand, daily we are exposed to blood, saliva and some other bacteria in the treatment process for patients so we always have to prevent the spread of germs and the full implementation of infection control procedures to ensure absolutely the quality of treatment and health safety.
Based on the infection control guidelines by Ministry of Public Health of Vietnam and the International Infection Control Association, the criterion precautions at I-DENT Dental Implant Center before each treatment or during the handling and cleaning of medical instruments must comply with following:
♦ Washing hands frequently with soap or disinfectants.
♦ Using protective equipment such as: suitable protective clothes, gloves, masks, individual goggles during the treatment process or cleaning medical instruments.
♦ Classifying and handling medical waste or sharp instruments accordingly as well as reusable instruments must be sterilized totally to maintain a clean and airy environment.
♦ Implementing the principles of hygiene when coughing or sneezing.
♦ The dental uniform or linen need to be washed and disinfected by the right way when they have been used.
♦ Belongings difficult to clean when contaminated should use shielding plates to avoid the spread of bacteria and clean easier.
Identification signs that dentists are following dental procedures at I-DENT Dental Implant Center.
The closely combination between compliance with guidelines and continually update the new infection control methods from Ministry of Public Health of Vietnam, the International Infection Control Association and some of nations with advanced dental technology as Australia, USA, Switzerland and Germany concurrently observe health standards of dentistry employees frequently to make sure that protocol procedures are done in sequence and achieve optimum efficiency through their enforcement behaviors:
♦ The staffs regularly join training sessions to update the entire of new infection control standards and enhance the quality of controlling infection at dentistry comprehensively.
♦ Infection control process is strictly implemented at I-DENT Dental Implant Center through the practicing of all dental employees based on specialized training courses and under the tracking and management the enforcement of those systems by monthly dentistry reviews from patients.
♦ We constantly update information and precautions about infectious diseases (the flu and multi-drug resistant bacteria) to minimize the number of bacteria producing as well as limit the exposure of bacteria to patients and all dental employees.
♦ We carry out regular training programs on infection control which are held by the world’s leading experts on sterile.
Identification signs that the materials and dental instruments are sterilized correctly and safe for patient’s health.
The sterilization process
I-DENT Dental Implant Center always makes sure that the sterility testing of each dental instrument is done through the infection control machine and establishes database to record accurately the sterilization process daily which is managed by the security computer software system. This process includes using chemical to disinfect microorganisms on dental instruments, sterilization by the boiling water vapor pressure and ultimately eliminating the residual bacteria by the ultraviolet radiation bactericidal machine. These procedures are absolutely important in the sterilization process that helps us to detect any errors in disinfection process at the earliest stage before it is preserved in the UV sterilization cabinet.
The friendly dental materials
I-DENT Dental Implant Center focus on the health of patients so we always select the reputable dental material providers and the material quality is moderated as well as is recognized worldwide through Ministry of Health and International Health Associations. All materials and dental instruments are using at our dental center not contain the toxic substances affecting health and easily adapt in the oral environment.
Furthermore, with the modern dental equipment is imported from Japan, America and German we always reduce the level of radiation from X-rays to a minimum as well as control the amount of radiation produced at the lowest possible level and we also say no to those materials containing mercury. Therefore, you can be completely assured that I-DENT Dental Implant Center is absolutely safe for you and your family.
The dental instrument usage policy
Dental instruments are allowed to use only one time to bring many benefits in ensuring the patients will have their individualized treatment instruments, save time as well as prevent the spread of bacteria.
I-DENT Dental Implant Center always applies the disposable principle to make sure dental instruments are packed and sealed carefully. Packaging is only allowed to open at the start of the treatment with the witness of the patient and is not reused for other patients.