Covid-19 Information

Ainsty Dental

Detailed information and instructions for your forth coming Dental Appointment

Do not attend if you have any of the following:

  • If you or a household member has had a positive Covid-19 test in the last 10 days.
  • If you or a household member are awaiting a PCR test result.
  • If you have travelled to a red list country in the last 10 days.
  • If you or a household member has been advised to isolate by NHS test and trace.
  • A new continuous cough.
  • A high temperature or fever.
  • A loss of taste or smell.

On the day of your appointment

  • Please ensure that you have used the bathroom before you attend for your appointment as the use of toilet facilities is restricted at this time.
  • Only yourself and if needed a designated carer will be allowed to enter the practice so where ever possible attend alone and bring minimal personal items with you.
  • The front door will be locked so please ring the doorbell to let reception know you are waiting or call us from you mobile on 01904 786196.
  • We will complete a Covid-19 questionnaire on your arrival at the practice.
  • There may be a short wait outside if the surgeries are already in use or a patient is occupying the reception area.

Entering the practice

  • Please wear a mask.
  • We will call you in when it is time for you to enter the practice.
  • On entry we will ask you to sanitise your hands.

Treatment room

  • You will enter the treatment room where the dentist and nurse will be waiting in the appropriate PPE.
  • With the PPE it may be difficult to hear the dentist so please let them know if you are struggling.

Leaving the practice

  • Following your treatment, our receptionist will once again ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • Card payments are our preferred option for payments currently.
  • Our receptionist will then make any future appointments required and provide confirmation by text or email.
  • Finally the receptionist will open the door for you to leave.

After your appointment

  • Please contact the practice if you experience any Covid-19 symptoms within the next 14 days of your appointment.