Dentist Safety Glasses Make For Sparkling Teeth and Eyes!

Dentist Safety Glasses

Safety Glasses like the Pyramex Onix are perfect for dental professionals.

With 92% of U.S. adults experiencing some form of tooth decay, it’s safe to say that the dental profession is a busy one. Whether you love or loathe the dentist, we all know we need to visit our local dentist every six months for a checkup. If you’re like us, we can snap our fingers and instantly think of five other things we’d rather do than visit the dentist, but we always leave with a wide smile and healthier teeth. We applaud dentists – the dentists who choose us for their dentist safety glasses have told us quite the stories, and we know it’s certainly not an easy profession!

As a dentist or dental hygienist, you need to be able to see just where those cavities are forming and that plaque is building, all while staying germ free with rubber gloves and dental safety glasses. Bifocal safety glasses are ANSI Z87.1-2003 certified to ensure your eyes are protected from infection and germs, while giving you the magnification to more effectively view your patient’s teeth. The easier your job is on you, the easier it is on your patients and their teeth, helping your office stay successful for years to come!

Dentist safety glasses are a must in your profession, and you follow all of the dental hygiene musts to the letter – and then some! But what about us patients, what can we do to help our dentist make hygiene a priority? Here’s how:

  • Refrain from visiting the dentist when you’re sick – whether it’s a small cold or a stomach flu.
  • Try not to touch more than you need to. It’s important that your dentist’s office be as squeaky clean as possible – both for your own teeth and the next patient!
  • Tell your dentist about any cold sores or cuts in your mouth. That cut inside your mouth may not seem like a big deal to you, but your dentist needs to know about it.
  • Brush and floss before your dentist visit. A clean mouth is not only great hygiene, but gives your dentist a clearer picture of your dental health.

Are you a dental professional? We’d love to hear more ways that patients can help increase dentist office hygiene and make those six month checkups a breeze – take off your dentist safety glasses and rubber gloves, and leave a comment to share your ideas. For all of us patients out there, we hope you will do your part to keep your dentist office as squeaky clean as your dentist keeps your teeth!

Ali Saporito About Ali Saporito

Hi there! I'm Ali Saporito, and I'm happy to be posting on the Safety Glasses USA blog. I've always been an avid believer in putting safety first - after all, it truly isn't fun if someone gets hurt. I'll be posting on a variety of safety topics, and I welcome you to share your own viewpoints by posting comments on each post.

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