OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFETY
COVID-19 has required the priorities at our office to shift because nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our staff and patients.
We are happy to share the following additional steps we are taking to make every visit to our office as safe as possible. These actions are taken in addition to our normal standards of care that meet or exceed all CDC, OSHA and ADA guidelines for dental practices.
Our goal is to add peace-of-mind to the friendliness and clinical excellence you have come to expect. Of course, this is part of an on-going commitment that will evolve with the times. As always, we welcome the opportunity to answer any of your questions and to address all concerns.
We are in this together, and we will never underestimate the power of a smile!
DAILY HEALTH CHECKS OF OUR TEAM
No contact temperature checks and a quick set of questions will ensure our team is ready, willing and able to provide safe dental care – every day.
NO HANDSHAKES OR HUGS
We truly do love our patients. However, we will save our hearty welcomes and goodbyes for a later date when things are "back to normal".
NO OFFICE TOURS
We enjoy starting every new patient visit by showing off our amazing practice. These tours will have to wait for your next visit.
VIRTUAL WAITING ROOM
Now, you can check-in from your car. As a result, you are able to minimize contact with others, bypass the reception area, and go directly to your treatment room.
PRE-SCREENING OF EVERY PATIENT
A quick health questionnaire and consent form along with a no-touch temperature check will be completed when you arrive at our office.
EXPANDED PATIENT APPOINTMENTS
In an effort to save you time and multiple exposures, we are offering extended appointments. This allows us to do more dentistry in a single visit.
HOSPITAL-GRADE HAND SANITIZING STATION
Every patient will be asked to thoroughly disinfect their hands before entering the office.
CLEANING AFTER EVERY APPOINTMENT
We are super clean as we thoroughly wipe, sanitize, and disinfect all instruments, equipment and surfaces in each operatory after every patient.
CDC-APPROVED INSTRUMENT STERILIZATION
This is standard procedure at all times, and nothing has changed. Anything that goes near your mouth is heat and pressure cleaned between every use.
N95 & ASTM LEVEL 3 MASKS
The beautiful smiles of our clinical team – dentists, hygienists, and assistants – will be protected behind double-masking at all times.
Two masks are not enough. Our clinical team may occasionally wear a FDA Approved PET face shields.
HEPA AIR FILTER
Our air has never been cleaner. We have added hospital operating room grade air filtration units throughout the office, effectively removing 99.7% of all particulates in the air as well as HEPA-grade filters to our HVAC system that includes a UV light system aiding in the removal of bioarosols throughout the entire office.
INSTALLED CLEAR BARRIERS
Hard plastic guards have been placed strategically throughout the practice – and are cleaned regularly – to help block the movement of airborne particles.