COVID-19 safety

We comply with COVID-19, Corona virus guidelines for safe operations from 

  • CDC (Centers for Disease Control),
  • ADA (American Dental Association),
  • CDA (California Dental Association) and
  • SCCDS (Santa Clara County Dental Society) 

We strive to meet/exceed regulations mandated by Santa Clara County, California State and OSHA.

COVID-19 specific changes include:

  • Daily screening protocol for staff
    • Temperature check
    • Contact tracing, activities outside the office
  • Patients
    • Screening questionnaire
    • Temperature check
    • Treatment consent
  • Visitor distance guidance
    • Need visitors to wait in the car or
    • Walk outside
  • Modified schedule
    • Additional buffer time so that at any given time only one patient is in the facility
    • Additional time allocated to clean and sterilize premises for safe operations for next patient
  • Strict hygiene
    • Staff and patient sport wear face masks/shields
    • Implement strict hand hygiene 
    • Personal protective equipment which includes N95/KN95 and others as appropriate
  • Sterile office environment protocols
    • Sterilization of hand pieces, tools used for treatment
    • Wipe down of X-Ray equipment, dental chair, switches
    • Surface, door handles and exposed areas disinfected as necessary