Corona virus and the dentist

Update 27/3/2020

Our COOPERS PLAINS and EMERALD Practices are OPEN FOR IMPORTANT, URGENT AND EMERGENCY CARE ONLY. Our Mater Hill  Practice is Temporarily Closed (phones diverted) – however Coopers Plains is a 15 minute car trip away, and is adjacent to Coopers Plains train station.

Our team will contact you if you have an  upcoming appointment, or please contact us if you have questions or require assistance and we will be able to assist.

 

 

CP Dental remains open and is responding to the unfolding Covid-19 scenario.

You may notice some changes to our procedures, but the fundamental high standard of infection control remains.
Extra measures include

▪️added screening questions for patients when making or confirming appointments
▪️screening of all of our staff for any sign of illness
▪️additional of a mouth rinse prior to many dental procedures
▪️directing patients to wash and sanitise their hands before and after appointments
▪️reducing magazines and toys in our reception area
▪️modifying our reception spaces and encouraging people to wait outdoors where possible to ensure social distancing

Please call us if you have any questions about your dental care.
We are so thankful to our team and amazing patients in this challenging time.

 

We understand the growing concern about Coronavirus and will continue to maintain our high standard of infection control at all of our practices. We take pride that our facilities are likely cleaner than most public spaces! However we are implementing changes in response to this public health issue. We are taking our responsibility to our staff and public safety seriously, and are reviewing the information as it comes to hand.

If you have a scheduled upcoming appointment expect to be contacted by one of our team, or please get in touch.

You will be asked, or may request to reschedule your non – urgent dental treatment if you.

  • Are unwell or showing symptoms of
    •  Fever
    • Sore throat
    • Dry Cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • Have been in close  contact with a confirmed  COVID -19
    • Have recently travelled returned from overseas this year prior to the March 16 cut off for isolation

 

  • Are in a higher risk group including those people that are encouraged by health authorities to avoid public spaces and isolate.
    • over the age of 70
    • have a compromised immune system
    • have a compromised respiratory system.

 

  • We will request that you do not attend for treatment until 2 weeks after clearance of symptoms

 

 

  • EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT 
    • We are aware there are very serious and debilitating dental issues that require treatment including
    • acute tooth ache
    • infection and abscess including facial swelling
    • broken teeth causing soft tissue laceration
    • Contact our team for specific advice if you feel unwell, but still need to seek emergency care. 

 

You will be asked to defer ALL dental treatment and be expected to be in isolation if you

  • Have been diagnosed with Coronavirus Covid -19
  • Have returned from overseas from 16/03/2020 and are part of the legislated quarantine
  • in case of specific emergency care requirements please contact us directly – see guide above.

 

Please consider the following when you arrive for your appointment

  • We won’t greet you with a handshake, but we still like you!
  • Please use our bathroom facilities or hand sanitiser when you arrive and before you leave.
  • Avoid touching your face and mouth where possible, and practice great hand-hygiene.
  • Your dentist will request you wash your hands in the treatment room after your procedure.
  • Our waiting rooms won’t have toys or magazines

 

As always we strive to maintain an exceptionally clean environment at all of our facilities .

Please check out our video!

Thank you for your understanding an cooperation, we look forward to continuing to help you with your dental needs!

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Phone: (07) 3345 1099
Fax:

52 Henley Street Coopers Plains