IN AN EFFORT TO SUPPORT NATIONAL EFFORTS TO FIGHT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, OUR PRACTICE IS TAKING THE FOLLOWING STEPS TO HELP ASSURE YOUR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING AND THAT OF OUR COMMUNITY:
- We are following directives from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to limit patient and staff exposure to this virus.
- Your health, and the health of our dedicated staff, matter to us, so going forward we will suspend all non-emergency care until at least April 20th or when directed by the State Health Department it is safe to return to regular care.
- Patients will be seen for urgent and emergency dental needs.
WHAT IS A DENTAL EMERGENCY?
- Bleeding that doesn’t stop
- Painful swelling in or around mouth
- Pain in a tooth, teeth or jawbone
- Gum infection with pain or swelling
- Broken or knocked out tooth
- Denture adjustment for people receiving radiation or other treatment for cancer
- Snipping or adjusting wire of braces that hurts your cheek or gums
WHAT IS NOT A DENTAL EMERGENCY?
- Regular visits for exams, cleanings and x-rays
- Regular visits for braces
- Removal of teeth that aren’t painful
- Treatment of cavities that aren’t painful
- Tooth whitening
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