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Covid Safety Guidelines

May 18th, 2020

Dear Southcenter patients and families:

We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. 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.  Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable.  We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow these agencies recommendations to stay up-to-date on new rulings or guidance issued.  You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment.

• 🙂 Please wear a mask/face covering.

• 🙂 You’ll be asked health screening questions & your temperature taken when you arrive to the office.

• 🙂 We will have hand sanitizer or a hand washing station that we will ask you to use when you enter the office.

• 🙂 To limit the spread of any infectious diseases we are taking extra steps to sterilize and sanitize between patients.

• 🙂 We are doing temperature checks on staff, parents/legal guardians, and patients every day.

• 🙂 We will no longer offer magazines, children’s toys and so forth, since those items are difficult to clean and disinfect.

• 🙂 Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients.

• 🙂 We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well as to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at any one time.

If you are unable to accompany your minor child (under 18 yrs) please print & sign this HEALTH SCREENING FORM and bring to appointment.

Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors, and friends.

Sincerely,
Southcenter Pediatric Dentistry