At Peninsula Smiles, your health and the health of our staff are of the utmost importance. To ensure your health and the health of our staff, we do follow usual universal precautions in our operatories and throughout the office. Additionally, every half hour to an hour we wipe down the waiting room and common spaces with disinfectant with Hypochlorous Acid. For more information on HOCL, https://www.hypochlorousacid.com/.
To keep our patients and staff safe we have implemented:
*Hospital grade air purifiers in the reception area, hallways, and in each treatment room.
*All patients and team members are required to wear masks throughout their visit.
*All patients and team members wash their hands or use hand sanitizer often.
*We take temperatures and screen our team for COVID-19 daily.
*We maintain social distance of 6 feet.
*Plastic barriers have been placed at the front desk.
What to expect before your appointment:
*Please call before entering the building. You may be asked to wait in your car.
*We will be taking your temperature when you arrive.
*We will update & review the COVID-19 screening questions before and at the time of your dental appointment.
*We ask that you wear your mask when entering the building and maintain 6 ft. of physical distance between others.
*We ask that you arrive alone, unless you are a parent or guardian that needs to be with the patient.
For the protection of all our patients and staff due the recent outbreak of Coronavirus, we are requesting the following:
- If you have an illness or are exhibiting symptoms, we recommend you cancel and reschedule your dental appointment. Some illness and symptoms include:
- a cold or the flu
- fever or nausea
- severe headaches or body aches
- muscle or stomach pain, chest pain or difficulty breathing
- vomiting or diarrhea
- active tuberculosis (TB)
- mumps, measles, chickenpox
- other contagious disease
- Please notify our staff before your appointment if you or someone you are in close contact with have recently traveled to one of the countries with large outbreaks of COVID-19 (ex. China, Italy, Iran, South Korea) or if you have been exposed to someone else who was diagnosed with COVID-19 or who was quarantined as a precaution.
If you are healthy, there’s no need to cancel your regularly scheduled dental appointment. We will call to confirm your appointment and review the screening questions for COVID-19. We will also update the questions on the day you arrive for your appointment.
You may print and answer the COVID-19 screening questions below within 24 hours of your appointment, then bring it with you for our front office team to update.
If you become ill or experience flu-like symptoms, including a fever, please call us to reschedule your appointment.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us immediately. The below links provide additional information regarding the Coronavirus:
Our team will continue to monitor the situation and provide updated information when warranted. Thank you for your patronage.