COVID-19 Update

We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal schedule on May 12th, 2020. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice, and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it is both safe and comfortable. We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow the activities of these agencies so that we are up-to-date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued. We do this to make sure that our infection control procedures are current and adhere to each agencies’ guidelines and recommendations.

You will see some changes when it is time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example:

  • Please wear a face mask when you enter the practice and during your time at the practice. Only remove it when asked to by your healthcare provider when you are in a treatment room.
  • Please use the hand sanitizer that will be provided at the entrance to the practice.
  • Comply with having your temperature taken by an employee of the practice with a forehead thermometer.
  • If the appointment is for a child or someone needing assistance, we are asking that only one person accompanies the individual into the practice.
  • You will see that our waiting room will no longer offer magazines, children’s toys, coffee or cookies.
  • Chairs in the reception area are spaced accordingly for compliance with social distancing.

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice. To make an appointment, please call our office at office number or visit our website.

Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors, and friends.