How Sustainable is Our Dental Office?

Posted: April 25, 2011 in Dentist
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Aristo Dental is conscious of the footprint we are leaving on this planet.  Earth Day is traditionally celebrated on April 22nd each year and in honor of Earth Day, we want to share what we do to minimize our footprint.

  • Set-back thermostat used for heating and air conditioning
  • Oil free vacuum pump
  • Self contained water system for dental chairs
  • Steam sterilization
  • Instrument recycling program
  • Tooth colored fillings – no mercury
  • Digital billing
  • Digital appointment confirmations
  • Digital x-rays
  • Digital charting
  • Digital cancer screening
  • Ordering done once/month to minimize cartons
  • Recycle copy paper
  • Cloth overcoats for back office team
  • Re-usable goggles for patient and team members
  • Washable dishes, utensils and cups in breakroom
  • Recycle garbage container
  • Recycle burnt-out bulbs

We are always looking for ways to become more sustainable.  Our planets future depends on us being conscious of the procedures and products we use on a daily basis.  Our goal is to continue to reduce our footprint and continue to provide our patients with great dentistry and service.

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Comments
  1. Sandra says:

    Not only that ! We are on the way to practicing a more holistic approach to dentistry. That means looking at you as a WHOLE person- nutrition based ~ Why do some people continue to get cavities at every visit?? This has to do with pH of the mouth. Certain medications and nutrient deficient people have a more acidic mouth. That makes the environment more prone to getting cavities. We are investigating Practicing SAFER amalgam removal to protect YOU and our team members.

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