Covid-19 is in the news everywhere and we are closely monitoring the situation. As stated in our Mission Statement,"We treat every patient as an individual of worth, who deserves to be a partner in his or her quest for exceptional dental health."
At Dr. Beres' Nipomo Dental Office, your health and the health of our staff are of the utmost importance. To ensure that these health concerns are met, we continue to follow "universal precautions" in our treatment rooms and throughout the office, as outlined by the CDC and OSHA standards of infection control. Our high standard of care ensures that your trust and safety are never compromised.
We are taking extended measures to further protect our all our patients and team with the following additional protocols. On regular basis we will wipe down the waiting room and common spaces with disinfectant. We will ask our patients to sanitize their hands upon arrival at our office, we will also take your temperature. At the beginning of each appointment we will ask you to pre-rinse with an anti viral diluted hydrogen peroxide. We will enact measures to assist in "social distancing" while you are in our office.
In compliance with the recommendations for public health, if anyone is exhibiting the following illnesses or symptoms, we recommend you cancel and reschedule your dental appointment. Some illness and symptoms include:
- a cold or the flu
- fever or nausea
- severe headaches or body aches
- muscle or stomach pain, chest pain or difficulty breathing
- vomiting or diarrhea
- active tuberculosis (TB)
- mumps, measles, chickenpox
- other contagious disease
- Please notify our staff before your appointment if you or someone you are in close contact with have recently traveled to one of the countries with large outbreaks of COVID-19 (ex. China, Italy, Iran, South Korea) or if you have been exposed to someone else who was diagnosed with COVID-19 or who was quarantined as a precaution.
If you are healthy, there’s no need to cancel your regularly scheduled dental appointment.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us immediately. The below links provide additional information regarding the coronavirus:
Our team will continue to monitor the situation and provide updated information when warranted. Our safety measures will continue to evolve as more information develops.Thank you for your patronage.