The COVID-19 pandemic is having wide-ranging impacts on our everyday lives, including scheduled dental and other appointments. We all need to work together to prevent the spread of the virus.
Dental workers play a crucial role in the prevention of this viral infection, because aerosol and droplets are the main transmission vectors. For this reason, The Dental Roots has an environment of great control and prevention of microbiological infections in general.
Our clinic have the following basic elements available in order to follow standard precautions. These are implemented with all patients, regardless of whether they are believed to be infected or not:
We have surgical masks available, to cover mouth and nose. The masks are easily accessible for patient.
We have alcohol based sanitizer easily available for patients in several places within the clinic, from the reception to the consultation room.
A sink and liquid soap in the reception, to wash hands and face. Wash your hands for 20 seconds.
We have disposable wipes for nasal hygiene in case you need it. After using them, dispose of them immediately and then wash your hands.
The number of people waiting are limited as far as possible so that they can keep a reasonable distance.
Disposable needles and syringes box: dispose of needles and syringes in appropriate places without disconnecting them or covering them again.
Impermeable apron/lab coat, gown, goggles and mask
Face shield and goggles
N95 Facial Respirators
Body temperature checked regularly
Washing hands and face for 20 seconds
Someone will check your temperature before you enter the clinic
You will be asked to wash your hands and face fore the appointment
Sanitizers are available throughout the clinic
Please tie your hair and if possible please leave behind any kind of jewelry
Please cover your shoes before entering the clinic. Shoe cover dispenser is available in our clinic.
Avoid bringing bags. If you do, please clean your bag with 70% alcohol spray