• We’ve installed a Solmetex amalgam separator which is designed to remove amalgam waste particles from dental office wastewater. Without an amalgam separator, dental mercury can be discharged into the public sewer system and pollute our environment.
  • We’ve installed a Midmark PowerVac G3 dry vacuum. This environmentally friendly vacuum system not only consumes 83% less electricity, but also eliminates the use of a very precious resource, our water.  Traditional wet-ring vacuums (with or without recycler) can use anywhere between 21,000 and 60,000 gallons of water per year!
  • We’ve paired up with Preserve toothbrushes. We’ve decided NOT to contribute to the 50 million pounds of toothbrushes piling up in our landfills.  Preserve toothbrush handles are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled at the Gimme 5 drop off at our local Whole Foods Market or via the Preserve Toothbrush Takeback.
  • We've also paired up with Earthpaste toothpaste. Earthpaste is a wonderful toothpaste that contains only 5 natural ingredients: purified water, Redmond Clay, Real Salt, xylitol and essential oils.  We've said goodbye to toothpastes that contain chemicals and additives in an effort to protect our patients and the planet!  Unlike the aluminum lined tubes of traditional toothpaste, Earthpaste's tubes can be easily recycled curbside and the caps can be dropped off at the Gimme 5 drop off.
  • We are making every effort to be as paperless of an office as we can be.  We would appreciate your cooperation in helping us achieve this goal by filling out your forms electronically, allowing us to email your walk-out statements and receipts, and drawing our attention to any improvements we can make to work toward our goal of one day being 100% paperless.
  • We are limiting the amount of plastic, and plastic waste we use and produce by using as many biodegradable products as possible.  We will ask you to forgive us for not sending you home with a plastic "goody bag" asking you instead to use your bag or pockets!  Also, we will not have a single serve coffee station or individual water bottles to offer.  We will, however, happily refill your personal water bottle, or fill one of our biodegradable cups with some filtered water from our Berkey Water Filter System.