Your Safety Is Our Priority

We invest in safe dental care – for you, your loved ones, our families, our team, and our community.

A Message From Dr. Whitlock

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Novaerus Air Purification System

The powerful Novaerus Air Purification System uses patented active purification technology to kill airborne viruses at the DNA level.

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UVC Lightforce

UV-C Lightforce uses safe UV technology to inactivate microbial DNA, resulting in the destruction of pathogens without chemicals or harmful side effects.

Existing Safety Procedures

We always stay up-to-date with and follow all recommendations from the American Dental Association (ADA0, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

  • We meticulously follow guidelines for disinfection of patient areas.
  • We ensure sterilization of instruments.
  • We treat surfaces with disinfectants that kill all viruses and bacteria.
  • We autoclave dental instruments to eliminate all viruses and bacteria.
  • We use disposable, single-use supplies when applicable.
  • We implement "universal precautions” to provide a safe environment.

Enhanced Safety Procedures

In addition to our existing safety procedures, we have added the following enhanced safety procedures to protect our patients and our team.


  • We screen all patients prior to appointments.
  • We manage appointments to maintain social distancing between patients.
  • We schedule more time between patients to reduce waiting time and the number of patients in the waiting area.

Facilities and Team

  • We utilize the Novaerus Air Purification system to kill airborne viruses.
  • We utilize UVC Lightforce to destroy pathogens.
  • We no longer offer magazines, children’s toys, and other items that may be difficult to clean and disinfect.
  • We frequently disinfect all handles, doors, and chairs in the practice.
  • We frequently disinfect faucets and toilets in the restroom.
  • We wear enhanced Personal Protective Equipment when applicable.


We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have about our safety procedures and technology, appointment process, or treatment options.

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