Covid 19 Response
We at All Smiles Dental Care are currently following The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Dental Association, state, and local recommendations. As dedicated health care professionals, we want you to know that we remain as diligent as ever in protecting the health and safety of our patients and staff.
Our practice strictly adheres to and exceeds the standards for infection control by wearing personal protective gear, using hospital-grade disinfectants, practicing the latest sterilization protocols, utilizing single-use disposable materials, and more. In response, we have increased our already stringent cleaning and disinfection policies. Our staff is being screened and monitored twice daily per CDC recommendations.
We are screening every patient entering the office for symptoms or risk. Patient care areas, as always, are disinfected after every patient and barriers are used where possible. We will continue to monitor the situation daily and make adjustments as necessary.
We will be following stringent rules. If anyone has been recently ill, it is likely that we will cancel any procedure regardless of symptoms.
We are working in an extremely high-risk environment in the mouth, using a drill most of the time that creates a plume of water spray. The surgical mask does not protect us as well against viruses, and it can also enter through the eyes. We must keep our own safety in mind, and consider the potential of spreading it to our families and the community. Please be understanding if we cancel your appointment during these trying times.
If you are need of emergency dental services we recommend the following:
If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, have generally been ill in the last two weeks, or have been in contact with someone in your household who has been, DO NOT ENTER the office. Please call.
If there is any chance you may have been exposed to anyone with coronavirus, or think you may have been in contact with someone else who has, DO NOT ENTER the office. Please call.
If you, or anyone in your household, have traveled outside of the country in the last 14 days, or have traveled to an area in the US of known high virus activity, DO NOT ENTER the office. Please call.
Please be honest about the above. We must flatten the curve to limit the spread of this virus.
We will ask any non-essential persons to wait in the car rather than the waiting room.
We will place you in a private room to wait upon arrival. Be prepared that you may sit in that room longer than usual if you are brought back early.
We do not recommend you arrive too early for your appointment. If so, please wait in your car until close to your appointment time.
You must have all of your paperwork completely done. Call when you arrive in the parking lot. You must speak to someone to tell them you are there, give them a phone number to reach you on, and keep the line open for a callback.
If you still have questions or need additional help, click to view the CDC guidelines