Archive for May, 2020

Dental Infection Control Through High Volume Vacuum

Our office continues to introduce and use new technology to protect our patients and staff.  To reduce dental aerosols caused by using a high speed handpiece or an ultrasonic device, we now employ an autoclavable device which quickly removes dental aerosols.  The device is called a Xuction HVE and uses a patent pending design. Studies […]

Let’s Face It!

Dr. Chan is wearing his PPE, including a face shield,  face mask and his magnifying loupes. After several months of waiting,  today our face shields finally arrived after being on back order. These protective face shields are worn by staff during procedures which produce a high volume of aerosols.   The face shield protects the […]

We’re back! Open to Meet Your Needs!

  Last week Santa Clara County informed our office that following safety protocols and practicing physical distancing, we may re-open our family dental practice.  The County noted that we may resume providing general dentistry services for our patients, including  continuing care maintenance and restorative procedures.  On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 we will re-open our doors […]

How Dr. Chan in Gilroy Is Making His Dental Office A Safe Place Post COVID -19

In light of COVID-19, many  patients wonder whether dental offices will ever be safe places again.  Although many of us have kept up with the news, preparing to return to our regular routines, has been a heavy cloud hanging over our heads. Dr. Chan himself has been on a personal journey to making our  dental […]

COVID-19 Testing Now Available

Disclaimer: Gar N. Chan, D.D.S., Inc. is not providing COVID-19 testing. This page is to inform our visitors about where they can receive COVID-19 testing. Dear Friends and Family, My neighbor and her husband were tested for free (please check for yourself) today at Christopher High School for COVID-19, as part of Gov. Newsom’s plan […]