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Southside Dental Center

COVID-19 Protocol

Welcome back! We look forward to seeing your smile.

 

At Southside Dental, we have always made patient safety a top priority by adhering to the sanitation and infection control guidelines put forth by the American Dental Association and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). 

During these unusual times, our team is implementing additional guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • To maintain social distancing and infection control, we will reduce the number of patients in the practice each day.
  • We ask that you call to reschedule your appointment if you feel sick or have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • We will take your temperature upon arrival for your appointment.
  • Please brush your teeth before you arrive at the dental office.
  • We ask that you come alone to your appointment. If you require an escort, we ask that they remain in their vehicle to reduce the number of people in the office.
  • We will request that you rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash before beginning treatment.
  • Contact us by phone once you arrive at the office, and we will alert you when it’s time to come in.
  • Please wear a mask in office common areas – those when you enter and leave.
  • Maintain six feet between yourself and other patients.
  • Our staff will wear protective equipment such as gloves, masks, safety glasses, and gowns for everyone’s safety.
  • Our staff will disinfect common areas of the dental office between each patient – welcome areas, restrooms, chairs, and consult rooms.
  • We have removed magazines and toys from the office for your safety.
  • The front office staff will wear masks to protect patients.

 

If you are wondering whether it is safe to return to the dental office, we want to reassure you that our dental office cleanliness and sanitation have always exceeded the required standards to prevent the spread of any illness. The additional measures we are putting in place will further improve patient and staff safety.

If you have any questions regarding the safety or necessity of your dental appointment, please call us at (763) 295-5400, and we will be happy to help. 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Our office is open and we are operating on a normal schedule. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety and dental health. We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have. To make an appointment please call our office at (763) 295-5400.