How Green Are We? | Sprout Kids Dentistry in Quincy, MA Quincy, MA | Sprout

How Green Are We?


We are doing our part to reduce waste. Here are four ways we are practicing “Green” dentistry:

  1. Solid waste prevention
  • Electronic health records.
  • Voicemail or text appointment reminders.
  • Marketing materials: electronically sent or on recycled paper.
  • We use digital x-rays for high-speed, low exposure imagery.
  1. Pollution prevention
  • Installed a mercury separator to remove mercury waste from our sewage waste.
  • Filters from the vacuum and HVAC system replaced every 4 months.
  1. Water conservation/quality
  • Use distilled water in dental equipment systems to prevent biofilms from forming. Waterlines are flushed daily.
  • Standard faucet aerators or flow restrictors used to conserve water. A water miser system can reduce water use by 75%.
  • Our toilets are water efficient—using only 1.6 GPF or less per flush.
  1. Energy Conservation
  • Lighting: LED lights. We turn our lights off at night.
  • Appliances, computers, and photocopier equipment: Energy-Star Certified.
  • Honeywell Smart thermostat
  • Water heaters, storage tanks, and hot water pipes are insulated.

Saving the Environment is important to us. There are many ways we can teach children to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

Dr. Michelle Anderson is a pediatric dentist board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.


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