COVID-19 ProtocolsSan Diego, CA
We are excited to inform you that we have been open since May 18, 2020. Staying up-to-date with the CDC AND OSHA guidelines, here is what you will find in our practice:
- All patients will wait in their car and call the office upon arrival. Please call us at (858) 546-0500. Please wait in your car until we are ready for you.
- COVID-19 screening questions are asked when we confirm appointments the previous day and we ask the same questions upon arrival to the office. We check temperatures with a touchless thermometer and check oxygen saturation levels with a pulse oximeter.
- Forms will be sent electronically via text or email.
- Social distancing is being practiced and face coverings is MANDATORY.
- The office has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected with 70% alcohol and/or Cavicide, the countertops, door handles. The front and back door of the office remain open during business hours to keep air flowing throughout the office.
- HEPA filters are placed in each operatory and are left on during business hours.
- The office has been reorganized for uninterrupted flow of work.
- We have staggered appointments, so patients do not arrive at the same time.
- Sneeze guards are in place at check in counter.
- The team members at the front desk will be wearing face masks. All other team members will wear face shields, lab coats/gowns and nitrile gloves.
- We added additional steps in disinfecting our rooms, instruments and sterilization center.
- Utilization of aerosol reducing system is in place.
Policy Changes to the practice
- Any changes to your insurance, phone and address, you will notify us through office e-mail at [email protected] or call us at (858) 926-2334
- You will be asked to stay in your car and call/text us when you arrive, and we will text you when we are ready for you.
- You will be asked to wear your face mask, remove any gloves prior to entering our office and disinfect your hands.
- You will be asked to rinse your mouth with pre-procedural mouthrinse prior to starting your treatment.
We are excited to see you all back soon. Please stay healthy and safe. The health of our patients, our team and our communities is paramount as we continue to provide excellent dental care.
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