DENTAL TREATMENT DURING COVID TIMES

DENTAL TREATMENT DURING COVID TIMES

DENTAL TREATMENT DURING COVID TIMES

  • DENTAL TREATMENT SHOULD NOT BE AVOIDED DUE TO FEAR OF COVID.

  • WE ENSURE PROPER SAFETY AND HIGH STANDARDS OF DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION TO PREVENT INFECTIONS AND CROSS INFECTIONS FROM HAPPENING DURING DENTAL TREATMENT AT ALL TIMES.

  • FEAR OR AVOIDANCE OF DENTAL TREATMENT CAN LEAD TO EXACERBATION OF CHRONIC PROBLEMS OR ACUTE PAIN AND SWELLING IF LEFT UNTREATED

FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN:

1. TREATMENT IS DONE BY PRIOR APPOINTMENTS, SO MINIMAL WAITING TIME.


2. ONLY PATIENT ALLOWED IN OPERATORY TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING (EXCEPT FOR MINORS).


3. TEMPERATURE SCREENING IS DONE PRIOR TO APPOINTMENTS.


4. HAND SANITIZATION IS FOLLOWED AT ENTRY/EXIT.


5. SCREENING QUESTIONS ARE ASKED RELATED TO COVID.


6. ALL SURFACES OF DENTAL OPERATORY ARE SANITIZED BEFORE AND AFTER PATIENT TREATMENT.


7. AUTOCLAVED INSTRUMENTS ARE USED FOR EACH CASE.


8. HIGH VACUUM SUCTIONS ARE USED TO PREVENT MINIMAL AEROSOL GENERATION.


9. DENTIST/ASSISTANTS WEAR PPE(HEAD CAP/N 95 MASK/FACE SHIELD/APRONS/SHOE COVERS/GLOVES) FOR YOUR AND PERSONNEL SAFETY.


10. PATIENT IS ASKED TO RINSE MOUTH WITH MOUTH WASH PRIOR TO STARTING TREATMENT.


11. IF PATIENT HAS ANY SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF COVID, APPOINTMENTS ARE RESCHEDULED.


12. THE OPERATORY IS FITTED WITH AIR STERILIZATION DEVICE TO MINIMIZE CONTAMINATION BY AEROSOLS GENERATED DURING TREATMENT.


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