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COVID-19 and Pediatric Dentistry, P.C.

Update 3/16/2020 at 9:45p.m.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Pediatric Dentistry, P.C. will maintain regular business hours, but we will perform treatment for dental emergencies and other urgent treatment only until April 1, 2020. We will not perform periodic checkups or dental cleanings or routine treatment, unless that treatment is not time-sensitive. We may accept new patients during this time if the patient is referred to our office due to dental pain and if the patient is not currently at risk of infection with COVID-19 or other communicable illness (see guidelines in the 3/15/2020 post below).


This change to our office routine was necessary today after the announcements by Governor Ricketts and due to recommendations of the Nebraska Dental Association and the State Dental Director, and out of an abundance of caution for you and your safety. 


As always, we are committed to providing the best care to you and your family. Please call us if you have any questions, stay safe and healthy, and we look forward to serving you very soon!

Sincerely,

Brent D. Johnson, DDS, MS

Pediatric Dentistry, P.C.



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Posted on 3/15/2020 and no longer effective as of 9:45p.m. 3/16/2020

During this time of increased risk of infectious disease transmission, and with the emergence of a novel Coronavirus, all of us at Pediatric Dentistry, P.C. continue our commitment to you and to your safety.


As a healthcare facility, we maintain high standards of cleanliness and procedures to help ensure your safety.  We have now implemented additional disinfection, monitoring, and operational procedures (as recommended by the CDC) to address the increased risk of disease transmission.

 

Our office is still open to serve you at this time.

 

However, we may change our operating hours and restrict our appointments to ensure patient and staff safety, as the infectious disease risk may change. We appreciate your understanding and patience as we try to achieve the highest level of safety for you.

 
 

Prior to your dental appointment, please perform the following:

1. If you or your child feel ill, have a fever greater than 100.4, experience a cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing, please contact your physician and then call our office to reschedule your dental appointment. 

2. If you or your child have close contact within the past two weeks with someone who is ill, or have recently traveled to a high risk area (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html), please follow CDC recommendations and call us to reschedule your dental appointment.

3. When possible, please bring only your child to their dental appointment (no siblings or other family members).


At a minimum, we will perform the following extra steps during your appointment to assist you, your child, and our staff

- a short survey to assess the risk of communicable disease

- forehead temperature scans - ask patients and parents/guardians to wash or sanitize hands

- more frequent disinfection of contact surfaces within our office


During this time of uncertainty and change, we wish you health and peace, and we are so proud that you allow us to care for you and your family.


Sincerely, 

Brent D. Johnson, DDS, MS

Pediatric Dentistry, P.C.



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