Important notice from the directors of The Orthodontic Centre Ltd.
The public was informed yesterday that dental practices could re-open on the 8th June 2020. Please note that Specialist Orthodontists have not yet received appropriate guidance to recommence clinics. We will inform you as soon as that guidance has been given and, in addition, as soon as we have the appropriate PPE to protect our patients and staff. Thank you for your patience at this very difficult time.
If you have any concerns or queries, please email us using the following address:
Please avoid telephoning, since our lines will be extremely busy.
With sincere thanks for your understanding,
The Orthodontic Centre (Reading) Ltd
You can find information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease Coronavirus advisory
Important message: Coronavirus
Please see below regarding steps we are taking are asking our patients to take in light of the Coronavirus outbreak:
Your Health and Safety are our priority:
We are incorporating the following into our routine
Being extra careful with our hand hygiene and personal protective equipment
Reducing the number of staff in direct contact with you
Asking our staff to take sick leave even for a common cold
We would appreciate it if you could assist us by
Minimising the number of people attending the appointment e.g additional siblings or friends or anyone not required in the surgery area
Reducing any unnecessary appointments
Rescheduling an appointment when you are UNWELL even if it is just a cold. We will take this into consideration and provide the soonest available appointment once you are well again.
If you have travelled abroad in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus please check the gov.uk website for the latest COVID-19 travel advice. You may need to call NHS 111 for further advice before making or attending your appointment.
As a team, we commit to standardise all infection control and personal protective protocols and to avoid cross contamination of any virus, to us and our patients.
Please let us know if you or a family member has travelled abroad in the last 3 weeks.