Covid 1 Alero_Licensed

PATIENT

SAFETY

Covid 2 Alero_Licensed

Safety Protocols

For Everyone's Safety

  • At BCD we strictly adhere to the new COVID-19 infection, prevention, and control guidelines established by our governing bodies.

  • It is important to us that you and your loved ones feel comfortable and confident while under our care.

  • Onsite bathrooms are closed for patient safety. We recommend that you use the restroom before you visit the office.

 

Patient Check-In Procedures​

  • Scheduled patients may not bring others to their appointments unless the patient is under 18 (only one guardian may accompany minor).

  • Other accompaniment consideration is given for translators.

  • Patients must maintain 6 feet distance between each other in the waiting room.

  • Masks and face coverings are mandatory in waiting room area.

  • Upon arrival to your appointment you will be required to use hand sanitizer, fill out COVID-19 screening form.

  • Front office staff must measure each patient's temperature at each visit and documenting the results on the Patient COVID-19 Waiver.

  • If patients do not comply with any of the listed safety procedures, we will not be able to provide treatment to the patient.

Patient Check-out Procedures

  • After the completion of your procedure, you will be escorted back to the front desk are to sanitize your hands.

  • For more extensive treatment, patients will be escorted to the front desk to wait in the designated check-out area.

  • Patients are requested to notify us immediately if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms within two business days after a visit to our office.

 

Entire Team Safety Procedures

  • At the beginning of each day, all team members (including doctors) must have their temperatures measured and will sign a Staff COVID-19 Waiver.

 

Front Office Team's Safety Procedures

  • Office door is closed to manage the office traffic.

  • Front office area is equipped with an air purifier.

  • We recommend that you call us instead of walk-in appointments and inquiries.

  • Must always wear a mask while with patients.

  • Routine disinfection of front desk area (including waiting room furniture and high-touch surfaces).

  • Routine disinfection (as per guidelines) of pens, clipboards and other patient contact surfaces.

PPE

  • We adhere to all the guidelines set by our governing body, with regards to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • We have all of the required PPE to practice safely.

Dentist and Hygienists Safety Procedures

  • Aerosol generating procedures are performed in an enclosed operatory.

  • Each operatory is equipped with an air purifier.

  • Dentist and Hygienists will always wear the appropriate PPE while with patients.

  • Dentist and Hygienists must wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer when leaving or entering each operatory.