How We’re Meeting CDC Recommendations for COVID-19 Pandemic
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At Coal Creek Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center, patient and staff safety has always been one of our priorities. Even before the COVID-19 Pandemic, our Lafayette oral surgery office was going above and beyond CDC recommendations related to infection control and sterilization.
Although many of the CDC’s suggestions are things that we’ve already been doing, we have made specific changes to the types of face masks that our staff wear. N95 masks use heavier filtration (so much so that it captures carbon dioxide) to prevent any type of aerosol transfer between our patients and staff. Each mask is specially fitted to the individual wearing it, ensuring an extremely tight seal.
We are also using a fogger after each treatment to decrease the remaining aerosols in the treatment rooms.
This enables the highest levels of sanitation of the air between patients, keeping you and our team safe.
At Coal Creek Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center,
We give you the care you deserve!
Contact our office today to schedule an appointment!
Minimized Social Interactions and Screenings
Before your appointment, our staff will complete a brief screening with you over the phone and then again when you arrive. When you check-in just a few minutes before your scheduled appointment, it helps us to stagger visitors so that they do not need to be around too many other third parties (such as other patients and/or their chaperones.) Chaperones are requested to wait in their vehicles until the procedure is completed.
Working with Leaders in the Field
Dr. Curt Hayes is closely associated with several study groups and health advisory boards, who help guide dentists in decision-making processes related to safe patient care throughout Colorado and the United States. As an oral health expert, he’s able to work closely with other medical professionals to ensure that the highest safety standards are established throughout the field of dentistry.
What You Can Expect
When you arrive at our office for an appointment, you’ll notice a few changes such as checking in digitally or over the phone, added social distancing, and additional staff wearing masks who were not before (such as our receptionists and treatment coordinators.) Surfaces are thoroughly disinfected in all common areas regularly.
Your oral health can’t wait. That’s why we’re providing a safe environment for your care. Call us today!