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STEPS WE ARE TAKING TO KEEP A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR PATIENTS & STAFF

The safety, health and well-being of our patients have 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.

  • Patients are required to wear a face mask or face covering when arriving to our office and must be worn throughout the office.
  • All Patients and patient escorts will be screened upon arrival when checking in for appointment.
  • Guests and patient escorts will be requested to wait in their vehicles if unable to abide by social distancing requirements.
  • Our waiting rooms obey social distancing guidelines and seating space is extremely limited and separate.

Policies & Protocols 

  • We are monitoring the 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.
  • We are abiding by the CDC & ADA’s recommendations to limit the amount of people in office so we may ask patients guests/escorts wait in their vehicle.
  • All staff members and outside venders will be screened upon arrival including temperature check.

 How you can help?  Please inform our office immediately if: 

  • You have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days or awaiting test results
  • You have had contact with someone who traveled outside the US and was/is now sick
  • You have had contact with someone who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus or the flu or awaiting test results
  • You or a family member of yours is now experiencing any of the following symptoms within 14 days after your office visit: Temperature (100.4), Active Cough or Trouble Breathing.

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.

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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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