Update Regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19

Your safety is our highest priority. We are taking precautions and have established the following in-office protocols to provide the safest and most effective care for our patients. Learn what you can expect during your next visit to your dentist.

We recognize that the COVID-19 situation is constantly evolving, which is why our reopening approach is deliberately fluid and phased. Our highest priority is always to ensure the safety of every individual who walks through our doors, and we are taking extreme infection-control measures to maintain the cleanliness of surfaces and the overall environment. Some of these measures include the following:

Front Door

  • Temperature Checks: All patients will undergo temperature screenings prior to entering the office
  • Enhanced Protective Measures: We will require mandatory face coverings for both staff and patients prior to entering the office
  • We kindly ask to leave your family members, children, spouses at home during your dental appointment.
  • Options to bypass the waiting room for appointments are available and offered to all patients. Simply call from your vehicle and ask if we are ready for you.
  •  Limited-Contact Enhancements: We are recommending cashless transactions

Waiting Room

  • Practicing social distancing.
  • Allowing a maximum of 3 people in the waiting area at a time.
  • Disinfecting all waiting room surfaces.
  • Air purification devices have been installed throughout the practice. These devices willhelp reduce aerosols and eliminate microbes using its HEPA filter and UV light.
  • High-traffic, public areas are cleaned multiple times a day. Pens and front deskcountertops are wiped down after every single patient
  • Alcohol-based hand sanitizer is available for all patients
  • Front counters will be disinfected after each patient interactionOur doctors and staff will
  • Enhanced Cleaning and Sanitation: We will build upon our existing standards of cleaning with heightened protocols
  • Clean equipment and exam rooms between every patient, as it always has, with medically recommended cleaners/disinfec
  • tants
  • Washing hands thoroughly and applying an alcohol-based compound between each patient
  • Wearing KN95 masks while treating patients
  • Continuing to wear single-use gloves
  • Leave Air Purifier on during office hours
  • Expand the use of only C

PPE requirements

We are all in this together. Our team urges everyone to follow the guidelines recommended by local health authorities and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which include frequent handwashing for a minimum of 20 seconds, social distancing, staying home if you are feeling sick, and contacting your healthcare provider if you feel you are experiencing symptoms.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by phone or email.

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