Dear Patients, Friends, and Family:
We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and we are all looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: Our Commitment to Your Safety.
Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice, and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes exist so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. Allow us to review with you some of the infection control procedures that we follow in our practice to keep all patients and staff safe.
Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow the activities of these agencies so that we are up-to-date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued. We do this to ensure that our infection control procedures are current and adhere to each agencies’ recommendations.
You may see some changes before or during your next appointment. We have made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example:
- Our office will communicate with you beforehand to ask some screening questions. You’ll be asked those same questions again when you are in the office.
- You will be asked to wear a mask and sanitize your hands at check in.
- Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. That might mean that you are offered fewer options for scheduling your appointment.
- We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well as to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at any one time You may be asked upon arrival to wait in your car until we are ready for you to come in.
- We have purchased air purifying units with a 6-stage filtration & sterilization process to surgically clean the air. These units provide clean, pure, and regenerated air by removing odors, gases, mold, allergens, bacteria, and viruses.
We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice. To make an appointment, please call our office at (317) 545-1044 or visit our website at www.drmbazilio.com.
Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors and friends.
Merneatha Bazilio, DDS