Coronavirus Update

Hello.

We are looking forward to seeing you at your upcoming orthodontic visit. As always, your safety is our number one priority, so we wanted to let you know what extra measures we have taken to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for you, as well as our team.

Please read the following protocols on what to expect at your visit this week. Also, please look at the attached patient wellness screening form from the American Dental Association. When you arrive at the office, we want you to call us to let us know you are there. At that time our staff will be asking you a few questions regarding your health.

Your health and safety is, and always has been, at the forefront of everything we do. With the guidance of scientific recommendations, and proceeding with care and resolve, we can safely resume your orthodontic care.

Thank you for your cooperation. We look forward to seeing you and your smile this week!

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

BEFORE YOUR VISIT:

We will email you a patient wellness screening form PRIOR to your visit. We will review these questions with

you when you arrive

Please BRUSH and floss your teeth and use the bathroom prior to coming to the office

 

WHEN YOU ARRIVE:

Please call:

Cherry Hill 856-424-4100

Vineland 856-691-3367

Pennsville 856-678-5800

Bridgeton 856-451-6328

From your car when you arrive, and we will direct you when we are ready for you as our waiting room is closed

Everyone must wear a mask in the office

Whenever possible, only the patient should enter the office

Wellness screening form will be reviewed when you arrive

We will be taking your temperature with a forehead thermometer, if your temperature is above 99.5° your appointment will be rescheduled

We will ask all patients to wash their hands and to rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash for 30 seconds when they enter the clinic to reduce cross contamination

Social distancing will be observed by using every other chair in the clinic

After your appointment you or your child will be given your next appointment. If this appointment does not work for you, please call our office and we will gladly reschedule it

 

Patient Screening Questions from the ADA

  • Do you/they have fever or have you/they felt hot or feverish recently (14-21 days)?
  • Are you/they having shortness of breath or other difficulties breathing?
  • Do you/they have a cough?
  • Any other flu-like symptoms, such as gastrointestinal upset, headache or fatigue?
  • Have you/they experienced recent loss of smell?
  • Are you/they in contact with any confirmed COVID-19 patients?
  • Have you/they traveled in the past 14 days to any regions affected by COVID-19?