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Virus Crisis Patient Questions & Answers for Dentists

 

Q: Is it safe to see the dentist right now?

A: Yes it is, though the ADA (American Dental Association) has recommended that patients visit their dentist for just emergency needs until 6Apr20, and postpone other appointments and needs until then. Your dentist follows prescribed sanitization and cleaning procedures that keep the office clean and safe. In accordance with all other recommendations from the CDC, WHO, and ADA, they have added additional precautions to their procedures. You can feel confident everything is being done to keep you safe and healthy. 

 

Q: Should I wait and reschedule?

A: If you don’t have an emergency, the ADA has recommended you reschedule your appointment to sometime after the 6th of April. With many appointments rescheduling, we would love to get that done for you as soon as possible so we have the best chance of providing you the most convenient time for your schedule.

 

Q: Do you use masks?

A: We follow the current guidelines of the CDC and WHO which are based on the types of procedures being performed. You can be confident we will also follow the latest guidelines for optimal protection and safety.

 

Q: How often do you sanitize your instruments, and treatment rooms?

A: After every patient so you now everything is clean and sanitized when you come in.

 

Q: How many people are normally in practice?

A: We are taking into account all of the recommendations from the CDC, WHO, and ADA to maintain the very best practices.

 

Q: Does the practice follow social distancing guidelines?

A: We are taking into account all of the recommendations from the CDC, WHO, and ADA to maintain the very best practices.

 

Q: Is it ok to put off my dental care for now?

A: If it’s not an emergency, it is recommended by the ADA that you reschedule your appointment to sometime after the 6th of April. With many appointments rescheduling, we would love to get that done for you as soon as possible so we have the best chance of providing you the most convenient time for your schedule.

 

Q: Should I finish my procedure or wait until the virus runs it’s course?

A: If it’s not an emergency, it is recommended by the ADA that you reschedule your appointment to sometime after the 6th of April. With many appointments rescheduling, we would love to get that done for you as soon as possible so we have the best chance of providing you the most convenient time for your schedule.

 

Contact your DentalMarketing.net team to request our Virus Crisis Tool Kit for helping your practice communicate and retain patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Aubrey Reilly 
VP OF PARTNER RELATIONS
DIRECT/TEXT: 385-399-9258 
[email protected]net

 

Rob Wells
V.P. OF PARTNER RELATIONS
DIRECT / TEXT:  385-350-3524
[email protected]

 

 

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