What is Highline Dental Doing During COVID-19?

Show COVID-19 PPE for dental office

If you’re wondering if it’s safe to go to our dental office during the coronavirus pandemic, the answer is “Yes!” COVID-19 has been a tough for everyone, but it shouldn’t get in the way of your dental health. Our protocols have been keeping our staff and patients safe since we reopened on May 11th, 2020. 

Look at our “Anatomy of PPE” Guide to see what our staff staff wear to keep you safe while we work to keep your smile in top shape! 

COVID-19 Protocols and Guidelines

  • Limiting personal contact during appointments
  • Limiting number of people in waiting room
  • Wiping down of all surfaces the clinic and waiting area between patients 
  • COVID-19 screening forms
  • Sneeze guard for the check-in counter
  • Beverage bar and possible sources of contamination have been removed temporarily  
  • Patients must call before entering the office
  • Use of N95 or N95 equivalent masks 
  • Disposable medical gowns 
  • Face shields to protect against bodily fluids 
  • HEPA-13 medical grade filters in all treatment rooms and waiting area
  • High risk and elderly patients given priority for first appointment of the day
  • Taking temperature of patients with no-touch thermometers

For the time being, patients are asked to call before entering the office. We are working hard to keep you safe during your dental visit. Our protocols may change as new guidelines are issued by the CDC and Texas Dental Board. We are striving to provide the safest environment for our patients to receive quality dental care. For any questions regarding our COVID-19 measures, please call or email us at info@highlinedentaltx.com