COVID-19 Update – March 24, 2020:
As you have likely heard by now, on Monday, March 23 Governor Whitmer issued a Stay At Home Order for non-essential businesses to suspend operations until April 13.
We want you to know that dentistry is an essential healthcare service, and as such we will remain open to serve emergencies and urgent dental care needs, as outlined by the American Dental Association. We will be postponing any elective or hygiene services until it has been deemed safe to resume.
What constitutes a dental emergency or urgent dental care need? In summary, this would include:
For a full report from the American Dental Association, click here.
If you have an upcoming appointment we will either reach out to you to confirm your appointment or to reschedule to a later date. Our doctors are reviewing each patient currently scheduled for treatment to determine when you should be treated. If you are ill or have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, please contact us and we will be happy to reschedule when you are healthy.
Temporary Office Hours:
At this time, we have temporarily adjusted our patient care hours as follows through April 13. These hours may be adjusted slightly on a daily basis to best suit our patient needs.
Patient Care Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Phone Hours: Mon-Thurs from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Stay Home & Stay Safe With Teledentistry: We offer telehealth services to manage emergencies while maintaining the recommended social distancing. If you aren’t sure if your dental condition requires an in-person visit, please visit I Need A Dentist Now.com to make a teledentistry appointment with your dentist from your home!
Thank you for your continued trust in our practice.
COVID-19 Update – March 17, 2020:
On March 16, the American Dental Association made a recommendation that elective and preventative dental appointments be postponed.
Our doctors are reviewing all patients currently scheduled in the coming days and we have been rescheduling non-urgent appointments for a later date. We have made the decision to remain open for anyone experiencing a dental emergency and treatment that could put you at risk for more urgent dental issues.
If you have a dental emergency or concern, we are still here for you! Please contact our office to schedule to avoid congesting urgent care and emergency rooms with dental emergencies. Our phones will continue to be staffed during normal business hours or you can reach us via email or Facebook.
Did you know? We also offer telehealth services to manage emergencies while maintaining the recommended social distancing. If you aren’t sure if your dental condition requires an in-person visit, please go to www.INeedADentistNow.com to make a teledentistry appointment with your dentist from your home!
Please know that we are committed to the health and safety of all of our patients and team members and are continuing to use CDC and OSHA guidelines to wear proper protective equipment as well as sterilizing instruments and equipment. We have also increased our cleaning measures in common areas. We do ask that if you are ill or experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID-19 to please reschedule your dental appointment.
We ask that you have patience with us as we do our part to “flatten the curve” and get through this together. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for future updates as information is changing by the hour.
In the meantime, wash your hands, brush and floss your teeth, and keep smiling!