All instruments, materials and dental handpieces are disposable or steam autoclaved using an approved manner of the Washington Division of Industrial Safety and Health (WISHA). Our staff is diligent when it comes to instrument sterilization and preventing the spread of acquired blood-borne infections such as hepatitis and HIV as well as tuberculosis and the common cold. Our office complies with and exceeds the guidelines set forth by WISHA for office equipment sterilization, dental care delivery and disposal of waste materials. We invite you to view our office sterilization facility and ask any questions that may remain regarding our sterilization procedures.