Our office is administering dental care with up-to-date safety precautions and infection control standards set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Dental Association (ADA), and occupational safety and Health Association (OSHA). Your health and well being has always been our priority and we have adopted new protocols and policies to keep you, your families, and our community safe.
Changes To Expect When Visiting Our Office
- Patients will be required to wear a face mask or face covering when in the office.
- Upon arrival at our office, patients should wait in their car and call our office phone number, 703-938-6476, from the parking lot.
- All persons that enter the office, staff included, will be required to have their temperature taken and are asked to fill-out a questionnaire regarding COVID-19 symptoms.
- To comply with social distancing, only patients will be allowed into the office and any supplementary visitors may be asked to sit in their vehicle or social distance in the waiting room.
New Policies and Safety Protocols
- In compliance with CDC guidelines, if you have traveled by airplane nationally or internationally within 14 days of your appointment, we ask that you reschedule your appointment.
- For all our safeties, Plexiglass screens have been installed in the reception area.
- Please use hand sanitizer upon entering the office. There are sanitizer bottles located around the reception area for your convenience.
- Additionally, we have implemented HEPA air filters, intraoral, and extraoral evacuation systems to reduce aerosols.
- All patients will be asked to do a pre-mouth rinse prior to dental cleanings and treatment.
- Staff will be wearing increased protective face masks and shields, coats/jackets, hair covers, and gloves.
- We recommend you bring a jacket to your appointment. Our office will be kept at a cool temperature to facilitate the staff
wearing increased safety gear.
- We will continue to execute quality disinfection and sterilization processes following the CDC, ADA, and OSHA guidelines.
We are striving to provide a safe and comfortable environment to treat your dental needs. Our enhanced infection control, protective gear, and new office protocols are designed to minimize both the spread of the virus and risk of exposure to patients and staff alike. We ask that you help us by participating in these safety precautions to help keep you, our staff and our community safe.