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At ORA® you can indeed become part of the solution, rather than contributing to the problem. In addition to receiving exceptional, state-of-the-art care from consummate clinicians, each of your visits will not only benefit you, but also the community that you live in and will help protect our natural resources, the overall environment and reduce your carbon footprint.

Single Patient Visit at Typical Dental Office

Single Patient Visit at ORA®

46

Harmful pieces of non-degrading plastic used (containing PVC, DEHP, or BPA) entering
waste stream

0

Yes

Toxic radiograph fixative and developing chemicals

No

~ 0.170mSv
(plain film)

Radiation dosage
with x-rays

90% less
(digital)

Yes

Use of (PBTs) persistent bio-accumulative toxins i.e. lead, mercury

No

10

Pieces of non-recycled paper
(manufacturing each piece of paper requires the use of approximately 2.5 gallons of water and .0054kWh of energy)

0
(digital)

0

Office renewable green energy use (kWh)

(21.52)

27.7

Office non- renewable, “brown” fossil fuel energy
use (kWh) emitting GHG

0

14

Office water use (Gallons)

10.6

37.2

Total carbon footprint –GHG emissions (pounds CO2)*

.042


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