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Low-budget changes
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Follow the CDC, ADA and OSHA's
current recommended guidelines for
social distancing and installation of
sneeze guards and follow proper PPE
protocols.
Install no-touch restroom accessories,
including soap dispensers, paper
towel dispensers, faucets (Fig. 2),
toilet flush valves (Fig. 3) and
occupancy light sensors. Costs
associated with no-touch accessories
vary widely; what's important is that
you invest in quality commercialgrade products that will perform,
require little to no maintenance, and
aren't easily removed from the office.
Install automatic door openers.
Upgrade maintenance regimens,
intervals and protocols.

High-budget changes
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Using UVGI arrays in ductwork to
sterilize the airstream of pathogens is
an effective and safe system with no
potential harm to building occupants.
Surface-mounted or mobile units
for sterilizations of vertical and
horizontal surfaces are also effective
systems. They are used when the
space being treated is unoccupied.
Install hospital-grade, stand-alone air
filtration systems for treatment rooms
and open spaces.
Deploy the use of at-source aerosol
and droplet collectors.
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Facility alterations may include
reconfiguration of spaces, adding
of doors and replacement of finish
materials.
Retrofit or replace HVAC equipment
for higher air exchange and with
HEPA filters for higher filtration
performance.
Negative-pressure spaces are not
currently mandated for dental offices
by building codes or agencies with
jurisdictional authority. However,
the American Society of Heating,
Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning
Engineers does recommend negative
pressure for spaces with infectious
aerosol concerns.
Virtually every big-ticket item
purchased for your practice comes
with some type of a warranty; your
office finishes are no exception.
For the warranty to be honored,
every detail and requirement must
be adhered to, including handling,
preparations, acceptable glues,
tools used, maintenance cycles and
recommended cleaning materials.

Step 5: Comply
This is not a home-building project.
Many municipalities require individuals or
companies working on commercial building
projects to be licensed or certified to perform
the work in their state or jurisdiction.

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