Progressive Dental values the health of our patients and we place a priority on their comfort and safety. The recent and sudden emergence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has dominated the news cycle and has affected more than 100 countries, including the United States. Our team at Progressive Dental is monitoring information from a number of sources, which include the CDC (Center for Disease Control), AMA (American Medical Association), ADA (American Dental Association), and NYSDA (New York State Dental Association). This is a rapidly evolving situation and information is being updated almost hourly. Please refer to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/summary.html for the latest updates
The current models are predicting an increase in the number of infections. Symptoms of COVID-19 include cough, fever, body aches and shortness of breath. (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/symptoms.html ). Progressive Dental is committed to providing the best dental care available in an environment that is safe for our patients and staff. We recommend that anyone who develops any of the symptoms listed above delay any elective dental procedures. Staff has been instructed to follow the same standard.
We have hand sanitizer located throughout the offices and encourage everyone to use it as they feel necessary. Employees will maintain the highest standards of infection control in the industry and we will be disinfecting the reception areas frequently for the foreseeable future. Please contact us with any questions or concerns as we progress through the upcoming months.