Important Coronavirus Update

Important Coronavirus Update from Tilghman Orthodontics

This is a difficult time for all of us as we navigate our way through the coronavirus. From our family at Tilghman Orthodontics, we certainly hope that you and your family stay healthy as we get through this crisis together. As we learn more about COVID-19, we will be providing you with information about how it may impact your dental care and our office procedures.

 

Tilghman Orthodontics Always Maintains the Highest Standards for Patient Safety

In recent weeks, the media, all industries of business, and people in general have been putting extra emphasis on the importance of precautionary cleanliness and health safeguarding measures. It is important to remember that our Berlin, MD and Salisbury, MD office has always followed all requirements from the American Dental Association (ADA), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA) to protect our patients’ health. 

Your safety is important to us every day and always has been! In terms of patient care, our professional and experienced team members wear protective gear, including gowns, masks, eye protection, and gloves to ensure your safety. Our Berlin, MD and Salisbury, MD offices strictly adheres to OSHA’s requirements to maintain a sanitary environment during the workday by thoroughly cleaning all surfaces. Our office is cleaned at regular intervals--continuously disinfecting treatment rooms, dental equipment and instruments, our waiting room, bathrooms, and our reception area. And we even make sure we wipe down the waiting room reading materials, children’s toys, and other items we have for our patients’ enjoyment. 

Contact our Berlin and Salisbury, MD Office for Emergencies

If you experience a dental emergency during this time, we are here to help. Call us at 410-742-4813 so that we can assess the situation and determine the best approach for dental treatment. Emergencies include:

  • Intense dental pain
  • Swollen gums, face or neck
  • Infection or abscess
  • Trauma to your jaw or teeth
  • A broken tooth or teeth

***Note, if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, are already sick, and/or have traveled out of the country in the last two weeks, please let us know when you call so that we can be prepared to protect you and our dental team accordingly.

Rescheduling Your Appointment at Tilghman Orthodontics

If you have an appointment scheduled during our closure period, please contact our office at 410-742-4813 to reschedule your visit. We will do our very best to get you rescheduled as soon as possible.

We Care about Your Dental Health & Health in General!

At Tilghman Orthodontics, we care about the health of all our patients, and caring for your safety as we provide exceptional dental treatment is our number one priority. We apologize for any inconvenience our temporary closure may cause, but have faith that we will make it through this and see you again in our Berlin & Salisbury, MD office soon! If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at 410-742-4813. Thank you for your patience! Our team is inspired by the sense of community that this unprecedented situation is creating. We will get through this by working together! 

Be kind. Be smart. Be safe. Be healthy.
We’re all #InThisTogether

 

-- Your Friends at Tilghman Orthodontics