Here in our practice your health and the health of our entire dental community are of the utmost importance. Dr. Calender and our entire team are current on our CDC-mandated safety training, including OSHA physical safety practices and especially best infection control practices. We are also training daily on updated infection controls during this unprecedented time to keep our valued patients, team members, family and friends safe.
We are here for you, providing essential and emergency care during this time of crisis, in the safest way possible.
To protect your health, we follow standard universal precautions as always, using personal protective equipment and clinical disinfectants in both operatories and common areas.
Also during this coronavirus outbreak, we request the following of every person in our community, including team members, patients, and accompanying caregivers:
If you have an illness or are exhibiting any of the following symptoms, please let us know so that we may reschedule your appointment for a later date when you are recovered. Some illnesses and symptoms include:
- A cold or the flu
- Fever or nausea
- Severe headaches or body aches
- Coughing or sneezing
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain or difficulty breathing
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Sore throat
- Muscle or stomach pain
- Vomiting or diarrhea
- Active tuberculosis (TB)
- Measles, mumps or chickenpox
- Other contagious diseases
We will ask you if you have been out of the country in the last fourteen days, or if someone you are in close contact with has, or if you have been exposed to someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 or who was quarantined as a precaution. If so we respectfully ask you to visit us in fourteen days, and we will do all we can to help you get through that time as comfortably as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us and we will glad to talk with you. The below links provide additional information regarding the coronavirus:
Our team will continue to monitor the situation and provide updated information as soon as possible. Thank you for choosing us, and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
Dr. Calender and team