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
Laser technology was first introduced in the early 1960s. Since then, it has been integrated into many different facets of our daily lives. Today’s dental professionals have even found ways to use it for treating periodontal disease. Following is a brief history of dental lasers for patients of the Shenandoah Valley Implant Institute interested in laser gum surgery in Harrisonburg, VA. Today’s medical lasers produce this ultra-focused beam of light through the use of four components:
The word “laser” is actually an acronym that stands for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.” While natural light consists of multiple wavelengths, a laser is just a single beam of light that has been highly focused. Today’s medical lasers produce this ultra-focused beam of light through the use of four components:
By harnessing and manipulating light energy, today’s doctors can use this technology in various procedures, such as the treatment of periodontal disease.
Dental lasers are generally used for one of three things:
As the technology continues to improve, dental laser usage expands into new areas. Recent innovations include reshaping of the teeth and jaw bone as well as detecting diseases and other oral health risks early on.
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