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General Dentistry For The Entire Family

7017 W. Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL. 60638


COVID-19 Office Sterilization Protocols

We are very excited to announce that our office will reopen on

Monday, June 1st and provide routine dental care!

 

We have always complied with strict OSHA-mandated protocols to maintain a highly sterile environment within our dental office.  However, we’ve implemented some extra precautions regarding COVID-19 to protect your health.  Below is a summary of the steps we have taken to ensure patient and employee safety:


1. Advanced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Additional personal protective equipment for doctors and team members

  • N95 respirator masks
  • Full face shields
  • Full arm gowns
  • Eye protection


2. Patient Health Screening 

    Health screenings to help assure the health of patients, doctors, and team members

  • Pre-appointment health questionnaire (see under "patient information" tab)
  • Health questionnaire at appointment check-in
  • Temperature check at appointment check-in
  • Daily temperature checks for doctors and team members

 

3. Sterilization Procedures

    Enhanced infection control practices to keep the office and treatment areas safe

  • UV-C room sterilization
  • HEPA/UV medical grade air purifiers for treatment rooms
  • high volume extraoral suction units with HEPA filtration
  • Plexiglass partitions
  • And more ...

 

4. Updated Office Visit Protocols

   Additional safety precautions to minimize interactions and manage risk to help protect our patients

  • Limiting number of patients in office at one time
  • Patient will be asked to wear thier own face covering before entering building
  • Social distancing in waiting areas
  • Removal of items from waiting areas (i.e. magazines)
  • No Guest policy* * Exceptions will be made for young children and patients who have special needs or require assistance

 


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Please do not submit any Protected Health Information (PHI).