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COVID-19 Notice

Updated 8/25/2020

The safety, health and well-being of our patients has always been our top priority.  Whether this is through the care we provide or the environment of our surgical facilities.  Our internal policies and procedures have always exceeded federally mandated guidelines to protect our community and staff.

What you can expect upon arriving to our office and things you should know.

  • Our appointment slots will become limited to reduce the number of patients in our office on a daily basis.  We suggest calling now to schedule your appointment.
  • Patients are required to wear a face mask or face covering when arriving to our office.  We do not have extra masks as our supplies are limited.
  • Patients will be screened outside of our office including a temperature check.
  • Only patients will be allowed to enter the office unless there are extenuating circumstances.  Guests will be requested to wait in their vehicles.
  • Our waiting rooms will obey social distancing which means seating space is limited and will be separate.

Policies & Protocols 

  • We are monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding Infection Prevention and Control.
  • We are abiding by the recommendations for the use of personal protection equipment (PPE ) as outlined by the CDC and dental associations.
  • Increasing the frequency of our sanitation practices inside and outside our surgical facilities.
    • Wiping down our waiting rooms, chairs, counters and door handles hourly.
    • Providing additional hand sanitizer to patients.
  • Minimizing the number of patients in our office at any given time to abide by social distancing guidelines.
  • Utilizing plexi-glass barriers/dividers where able.

How you can help?

  • If you are a patient who has traveled outside the US within the last month
  • If you are a patient who has traveled to a known hot-spot in the US within the last month
  • Had contact with someone who traveled outside the US and was/is now sick
  • Had contact with someone who traveled to a known hot-spot in the US within the last month
  • Had contact with someone who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus or the flu

and/or are now experiencing any of the following symptoms: Temperature, Active Cough or Trouble Breathing.  Please call our office prior to  your appointment.  

We know this is a disruption to everyday life but know that we are doing everything we can to continue serving our community in the safest possible manner.  Please check our website or social media pages for updates.

 

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Practicing the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom teeth removal to corrective & reconstructive jaw surgery. Fairfax Oral Surgery proudly serves Alexandria, Fairfax, Centreville, Burke, Reston, Woodbridge and the Counties of Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun, as well as the City of Alexandria and the rest of the Northern Virginia Area.

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