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 previous visits to our office. Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 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' recommendations. You may see some changes when it's time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example,
- Our office will contact you the day before your appointment to ask some screening questions.
- Implementation of daily staff screening to ensure they are not symptomatic prior to contact with patients.
- We have hand sanitizer that we will ask you to use when you enter the office.
- Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. That might mean that you are offered fewer options for scheduling your appointments.
- If you are bringing your child for an appointment, we ask that only one parent bring the child in and that you wear a mask in the waiting room. You may choose to wait in your can and we will notify you when your child's appointment is finished.
- We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at any one time.
We look forward to seeing you!