At the Friedler Dental Group we are committed to the safety of our patients, staff and doctors. We have multiple layers of safety measures in place for you and we are constantly reevaluating and training Staff to incorporate procedural techniques with the best technologies to deliver them.
Some of our ‘New Normal’ safety measures include:
All patients will be required to answer a Covid questionnaire prior to being given an appointment
The day of your appointment we ask that you arrive a few minutes early and call us from your car
You must wear a mask to enter our office
We will ‘Green-Light’ you to come up and again answer questions about exposure, have your temperature and oxygenation level measured before you are escorted to the treatment room
Please call us before your appointment if you have:
A fever of 100.4 or above
Experienced loss of smell or taste
Have shortness of breath / difficulty breathing
-Have nausea or vomiting
Have pain in the chest
Exhibit pale or blue lips
If you’ve travelled outside the country or to a hotspot
Have been exposed To Covid in other ways
Other Office Procedures
If you have a dental emergency, please call us so we can assess the situation to determine the best course of treatment.
Only patients with scheduled appointments are allowed in the office at this time unless the patient is a child or is disabled and needs assistance. In that instance, the caretaker must also undergo questions temperature and oxygenation level check
Anyone entering our office must wear a mask
Personal Protective Equipment
You will see the Staff and Doctors wear all manner of personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, hair coverings and shields.
Infection Control Procedures
Our Universal Institutional Infection Control Procedures have always been enforced, however, heightened diligence in surface disinfection dictates an increase in time between patients. It may take a little longer.
‘Invisible’ Structural Additions: Hospital Operating Room Air Scrubbers
REME HALO® Air Purifiers are located within the ducts of our dental office HVAC system and silently kill 99% of bacteria, mold, and viruses. With ionized hydro-peroxide output and an enhanced catalyst with zinc, the system purifies every cubic inch of air that the HVAC system reaches in both the dental treatment rooms as well as in the common areas. This system was invented to recreate nature’s process of purifying the air, the REME HALO® Air Purifier simulates bringing fresh outdoor air inside without open windows. It is effective against all three categories of indoor air pollutants: particulates, microbial and gases.
Honeywell 50250 HEPA Air Purifiers in every treatment room which removes 99.97% of microscopic airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns every few minutes.
In addition, we have equipped our dental treatment rooms with Beyes Duramax X-1 Extra-Oral Suction System. These vacuum evacuators are placed close to the patients mouths to collect all remaining volatilized aerosols created from dental procedures. The air is then purified with additional hepa filters and ultra-violet type-C sterilizing light.
Accessibility: In these Covid Times, we have increased our availability approachability and accessibility in many ways. We are here for you!
We have an amazing team of professionals ready to help you with your professional questions and concerns. You can also learn more about who they are by visiting our Meet The Team page on our website.
Call us any time at 203-245-7575 during normal business hours
Call Dr. Friedler in case of dental emergencies after hours at 203-605-2232
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