Wenger Orthodontics has followed all the recommendations by Governor DeWine and the Ohio State Dental Board for March and April to preserve PPE and to limit the spread of the Coronavirus by only seeing emergency and virtual patients. We are happy to resume patient care in the office on May 1st. Please know that the number of patients who could not be seen over the past 7 weeks is staggering, but in order to follow the governor’s protocol, we must see fewer patients at a time. We will be working longer hours and more days to compensate. At this point, the administrative team is triaging the missed visits, and we will call or text you to schedule an appointment.
Health and Safety:
During shelter-in-place, we prepared the team and the office to safely resume patient care. The health of our patients, parents and team continues to be our primary concern. Below are a few of the changes that will allow maximum safety as patient care in the office resumes May 1st:
The following questions will be asked of all patients and parents in writing and then again by the assistant who is working with the patient:
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, or if you have a fever the day of your appointment, you will be asked to reschedule your appointment.
Smilesnap Photos and Zoom Consultations
The recent addition of Smilesnap was a huge success. Many patients used this feature in combination with a Zoom exam to obtain feedback on their treatment progress. Drs. Wenger and Orabi were able to evaluate elastics, retainers, aligners and oral hygiene. Wenger Orthodontics wants to thank all the patients that took advantage of this opportunity, and we plan to provide virtual visits when possible in the future.
We look forward to seeing all of you soon!
Dr. Ryan Wenger, Dr. Noha Orabi and team