Prior to your appointment, you will receive a text or email with a COVID-19 pre-screening questionnaire to submit electronically. When you enter the office, your temperature will be scanned. Upon entering your prepared room, your dental assistant will have you rinse for 1 minute with a hydrogen peroxide rinse
We are limiting the number of patient visits we schedule every hour to limit patient contact and allow time to prepare patient rooms.. Please do not hesitate to ask about our disinfection and sterilization procedures.
We have installed specialized portable air dis-infecting systems that are proven to rapidly destroy airborne viruses using patented plasma technology. This technology has been tested to reduce MS2 bacteriophage, a commonly used surrogate for SARS-CoV (Coronavirus) by 99.99%
Our new medical-grade Medify Airx -40 system uses the latest technology to kill airborne viruses and bacteria
We’ve also added Purevac HVAC and Isolate suction. Our units eliminate over 99% of all aerosols created during dental procedures including teeth cleanings
Our team is equipped with KN95 masks, face shields and protective gowns. Make no mistake though, we’re still wearing the same friendly smiles underneath our masks!
We have a new payment portal on our website to allow for pre-appointment payment and contactless checkout.
Yes, it is generally safe to see your dentist during a pandemic. We prioritize your health and safety above all else and are already well prepared for the threat of a virus. As health care professionals, we’re trained to manage communicable diseases and have added additional protocols that go far beyond the CDC’s highest standards of infection control practices.
As a daily practice, we go above and beyond the CDC’s highest standards of infection control practices with powerful disinfectants, state-of-the-art sterilization practices, ritualistic hand washing, and many disposable materials for each and every visit.
A dentist is a specialist who works to diagnose, treat, and prevent health problems however, there are times when it’s prudent to restrict dental procedures to “Emergency Only”. We will continue to monitor and follow the CDC’s guidlines for infection control
As it related to Covid-19 restrictions for dental appointments, a dental emergency may be defined by the following criteria:
An aerosol is a small partical that can remain airborn for hours. They are subject to inhalation unless protective measures are in place. Protective measure against aerosols in the dental office include Personal Protective Equiptment (PPE) and Surgically Clean Air Purifiers. We use all of the above!
Please give us a call to reschedule your exisiting appointment if you:
The Covid-19 shutdowns and quarantines mean that everyone gets a little extra homework keep theire mouth healthy until their next appointment. Here’s what you can do to keep your smile healthy:
We look forward to seeing you in the dental office again soon for a proper cleaning!