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COVID-19 Patient Safety

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Safety Protocols

For Everyone's Safety

  • Due to the recent COVID-19 Pandemic, we have established advanced and routine dental safety procedures for your safety and the safety of our staff.

  • We have also provided an outline of the safety procedures to show patients what our staff is doing behind the scenes.

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

 

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).

  • Patients must maintain 4' to 6' distance between each other in the lobby by standing in the designated areas.

  • 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.

  • If you are new to us, please make sure to complete the New Patient Forms.

Sanitation Station

  • Prior to being seated in the dental chair, patients will be asked to make a quick stop at the Sanitation Station.

  • Patients will be brought into the Sanitation Station to wash hands, and use a pre procedural rinse, prior to entering the dental chair.

  • Sanitation Station will be wiped down by staff with CaviCide after patient uses it.

 

Patient Check-out Procedures

  • Hygienists and assistants will provide basic treatment plans for patients.

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

 

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

  • Prop entrance door open.

  • Must always wear a mask while with patients.

  • Wipe down check-in counter and bathrooms every hour with CaviCide wipes.

  • Wipe down pen, clipboard, and thermometer after each patient.

 

Sterilization Safety Procedures

  • Dentist and hygienists must follow all infection control protocols while in sterilization

       (labeling bags, wearing PPE, and documentation).

 

Dentist and hygienists Safety Procedures

  • Exit door is to remain propped open.

  • Dentist and hygienists will always wear mask while with patients.

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

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