Dental anxiety is common among patients of all ages. Feelings of fear or anxiousness often come with visiting a dentist due to the unknown or the potential for pain. Thankfully, modern-day medicine and dentistry have allowed for the evolution of anti-anxiety tools to help patients manage and overcome their fears.Dental anxiety, in particular, can be…
Letter From The Doctor Regarding COVID-19
We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Although Covid-19 has struck us in an unprecedented way, our local communities in Silicon Valley have managed and contained the virus more effectively than many other regions of the world. As such, the health officer of Santa Clara County Department of Public Health (SCCDPH) believes that it is safe for us to resume all elective dentistry within the guidelines of the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) as of May 22, 2020.
While many things have changed within the last few months, one thing has remained the same: our practice’s commitment to your safety. Infection control has always been a top priority in our practice as you probably have experienced during your prior visits to our office. Not only does our office strictly follow infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the CDC, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), we often exceed and do beyond what is required. Furthermore, we follow the activities of these agencies very closely so that we are up-to-date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued.
You may see some of the eye-opening updates when it is time for your next appointment. Some of these are,
Physical barriers of “Sneeze Guard” at the front desk
An additional air purifier (with HEPA filters) for a total of 3 air purifiers to provide cleaner and healthier air for everyone in the office
We thank you for your trust and confidence in allowing us to care for you and your family. We feel very delighted to announce the good news. We will happily answer any questions you may have with regards to our forward progress. You may call the office at (408) 226-5560 or visit our website at www.ddsbaik.com. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Dennis Baik DDS and Team
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