According to BDA guidelines we will be remaining open throughout the latest national lockdown, introduced on the 4th of January 2021. All measures already taken to ensure your safety will continue. We also ask that all patients continue to wear facemasks on entering the practice and use the hand sanitiser provided.
We are able to offer a full range of treatments, whilst ensuring staff and patient safety.
Please do not attend the practice without an appointment , please telephone or message us and one of our staff will respond to you.
Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.
Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice and you may have seen this during your visits to our surgery. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.
Our practice follows infection control guidelines made by the governing bodies. We are up-to-date on new guidance that has been issued. We do this to make sure that our infection control procedures are current and adhere to recommendations.
You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example:
Our practice will communicate with you beforehand to ask some screening questions. You’ll be asked those same questions again at your appointment
We have hand sanitiser that we will ask you to use when you enter the practice. You will also find some in the reception area and other places in the practice for you to use as needed.
We no longer offer magazines, children’s toys and so forth, since those items are difficult to clean and disinfect
Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. That might mean that you’re offered fewer options for scheduling your appointment.
We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well as to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at any one time.
How you can help:
With the exception of children and patients with carers, patients should come alone
A distance of at least 2 metres must be observed if another patient is present in the dental practice
Payment should be made by card or BACS where possible
Staff will not shake your hand
If you show symptoms following appointment booking, you should contact the practice by phone
Please do not arrive early to the practice. If necessary, you should wait outside the practice
Please do not arrive without an appointment
Patients should come wearing a mask if possible or be prepared to wear one.
All at Lymm Dental Practice