The safety, health and well-being of our mutual patients has always been our top priority. Whether this is through the care we provide or the environment of our surgical facilities. Our internal policies and procedures have always exceeded federally mandated guidelines to protect our patients and staff. Our commitment to provide your patients the safest care throughout this evolving situation is not something we take lightly.
We always have and will continue to go above and beyond to ensure that we are exceeding the highest standard of care and customer service.
Here are a few extra precautions that we are taking, but not limited to:
• Monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization.
• Following the news related to local conditions on an hourly basis.
• Increasing the frequency of our sanitation practices inside and outside our surgical facilities.
• Wiping down our waiting rooms, chairs, counters and door handles hourly.
• Providing additional hand sanitizer to patients.
• Allowing our patients to wait in their cars or outside our office and notifying them when we are ready for their appointment.
We are also asking our patients a few questions to help mitigate any potential exposures. These questions are:
• If you are a patient who has traveled outside the US within the last month
• Had contact with someone who traveled outside the US and was/is now sick
• Had contact with someone who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus or the flu
• Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms: Temperature, Active Cough or Trouble Breathing
If you answer yes, our doctor will be informed and will take appropriate action to protect patients and staff.
The Doctors and Staff at SVII
Many people aware the problems that can plague their teeth, such as cavities or periodontal disease. Adequate dental hygiene extends beyond your teeth, thus, your gum health shouldn't neglected. Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering from gum recession. Not only can this painful condition lead to irritation, it can also cause considerable loss of the teeth.
If you have a sensitive teeth problem, you might want to schedule an appointment to examine your gums. At Shenandoah Valley Implant Institute our expert dental team can help you if you're in need of treatment for gum recession in the Harrisonburg, VA area. Dr. Saunders has decades of experience helping patients recover their smiles and improving their gum's wellbeing. Dr. Saunders and his team can treat this frustrating oral problem with the groundbreaking Chao Pinhole ® Surgical Technique.
Symptoms to Look Out For
If you watch for some of the typical symptoms, gum recession can be stopped early in its tracks fast. Whenever you experience bleeding when brushing or flossing, it can be a warning sign that you might be at risk of receding gums.
You might also feel pain and soreness in your gums. If your gums continue to recede, you could also develop bad breath. You will notice the bottom of your teeth becoming more noticeable when you look at your mouth. Your teeth may even to feel as this condition progresses.
Minimally Invasive Treatment
The good news is that with the minimally invasive PST, Dr. Steven Saunders reverse this disease. This treatment will help your mouth to become again by making a small incision within your gum line. You will quickly return to your regular routine shortly after your surgery at which point your mouth should begin to heal.
Contact our offices in Harrisonburg, VA more about the PST and our other gum treatment options.
119A University Blvd
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
New Patients: 540-431-4392
Current Patients: 540-434-8575
Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
*Closed 1pm to 2pm for Lunch