Covid-19 Protocols

Protocols to Reduce and Manage Risk

o   Stay informed of current BC epidemiology and adjust office practices to reflect current recommendations

o   Update website regularly to inform patient of changes implemented due to Coronavirus Pandemic

o   Provide hand sanitizer near the entrance and encourage patients to perform hand hygiene

o   Use disposable barriers where possible to cover operatory equipment

o   Continue Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) protocol as defined by the BC College of Oral Health Professionals 

o   Periodic review of this document as well as the office Formal Exposure Plan to update as needed

o   Use chair side air purifiers during treatment to help control environment

o   Masking in the office is recommended but not required as per the BC public health guidelines for private practices

o   Encourage patients to bring their own set of wired headphones, neck and back pillows if they require it. We will place barriers on the remote control but cannot offer the in-office headset to minimize cross-contamination