Palencia Dental and CDC, State of Florida updates with FDA-approved air purification system
Stephanie Kinsey, DDS, owner and founder of Palencia Dental, recently noted updates according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State of Florida for dental and medical practices, with the recently installed Airocide.
By: Palencia Dental
"With the concerns of COVID 19 in the medical and health environment, we can further assure patients and our staff about the health and safety of our dental practice," said Dr. Kinsey. "We are confident about the system which is cleared by the FDA as a Class 2 medical device with technology that serves to protect astronauts and environments on the International Space Station and the Columbia shuttle."
Specifically, the device draws the air from the dental practice environment into the unit and across hollow glass tubes which are coated with a catalyst to create photocatalytic oxidation, a safe, efficient method to produce no harmful byproducts.
"This is one more step that Palencia Dental is taking to follow every precaution to keep our team and patients healthy," said Dr. Kinsey. "During the pandemic and all other times, we place great emphasis on essential treatments and procedures. We are seeing patients in need of a doctor's care due to acute and chronic pain, oral health issues, sleep and breathing disorders, and non-elective procedures, among others," she said.
Dr. Kinsey is an American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) Qualified Dentist and has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years. Her St. Augustine, northwest St. Johns County dentistry practice is dedicated to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of one's smile combining conservative and state-of-the-
Dr. Stephanie Kinsey