SWPD’s Response to COVID-19 & Essential Patient Information

While the state of Oregon permitted dental offices to reopen on May 1, 2020, our doctors chose to wait until May 11 to increase preparedness before welcoming patients back for dental procedures. This notice is to inform you of the measures taken by Southwest Portland Dental to assure the safety of our valued patients and staff.

Strict infection control procedures have always been in place in our office, and we want to assure you that we are closely following rulings and guidelines administered by the American Dental Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Oregon Dental Association, and Governor Kate Brown. We have also taken additional precautions, going above and beyond standard recommendations.

PATIENT AND STAFF PROTECTIONS:

  • Before arriving for your appointment, please fill out the Patient Screening Form of health related questions. If you answer ‘yes’ to any of the questions, please call to discuss with the office. You will also be screened with the same questions upon arrival.
  • Patient appointments will be staggered and fewer patients scheduled at the same time to allow for increased physical distancing.
  • If you are able, please come to your appointment unaccompanied unless others wait in the car during your visit. One parent or caregiver will be permitted to accompany minors and fragile patients. Consider postponing non-urgent appointments for high-risk patients if possible.
  • If you prefer to wait for your appointment in your car rather than the waiting room, please call the office upon arrival and we will notify you when your provider is ready to see you.
  • The temperatures of both our patients and office personnel will be taken upon arrival by a staff member with an infrared forehead thermometer.
  • Patients and visitors will be required to wear face masks at all times while in the office, only to be removed while seated for treatment. Masks will be provided upon arrival for those needing one.
  • Please clean your hands with the provided hand sanitizer upon entering the office. Hand sanitizer will be found throughout the office for your convenience.
  • The waiting area has been cleared of shared items such as magazines and toys.
  • A clear plexiglass barrier has been positioned on top of the check-in/checkout counter with a small slot for staff and patients to pass paperwork.
  • Pens will be provided for signing essential paperwork. Please take a pen from the canister labeled ‘clean’ and replace in the canister labeled ‘used.’ Pens to be sterilized by office staff before returning to the ‘clean’ canister.
  • Front office staff will wear masks and providers enhanced PPE including medical grade face masks and face shields during your appointment.
  • Hospital grade air filtration systems have been positioned in treatment areas and domestic quality air purifiers throughout non-clinical areas.
  • Common surfaces shall be sanitized regularly throughout the day.

We understand that your decision to visit us is personal involving many factors. Please know that we remain committed to the importance of your dental healthcare, personal safety and comfort, and are diligently monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) developments. Feel free to call the office with any questions or concerns. We intend to keep our patients informed of any further essential information as it comes to our attention. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Very Sincerely,

Drs. Jarvis and Goldwyn and the Staff of Southwest Portland Dental

YOUR FRIENDLY DENTIST OFFICE

Welcome to Southwest Portland Dental, the general dentistry practice of Howard R. Jarvis, DMD and Tiffany M. Goldwyn, DMD, serving Hillsdale / Portland, Oregon and the surrounding communities since 1984.

We pride ourselves on providing the most advanced general dental care to our patients in a warm, comfortable atmosphere. We are happily accepting new patients.

YOUR FRIENDLY DENTIST OFFICE

Welcome to Southwest Portland Dental, the general dentistry practice of Howard R. Jarvis, DMD and Tiffany M. Goldwyn, DMD, serving Hillsdale / Portland, Oregon and the surrounding communities since 1984.

We pride ourselves on providing the most advanced general dental care to our patients in a warm, comfortable atmosphere. We are happily accepting new patients.

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Preventative Care

One way to maintain good preventative dental care  is through regular  dental checkups and x-rays.

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Restorative Care

We are devoted to helping patients maintain proper function of your mouth through reconstructive dental work

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Cosmetic Care

If you are looking for a way to brighten a dull smile, it can be achieved through whitening, Bonding or vaneers

STATE-OF-THE-ART DENTAL CARE

Drs. Jarvis and Goldwyn and their professional dental care team strive to provide the highest quality state-of-the-art dental services for you and your family, including:

  • Digital X-rays, digital images, and computers in each patient room
  • Regular preventive dentistry services, teeth cleaning and periodontal therapy with our dental hygienists
  • Routine dental care, including oral hygiene instruction, periodontal screening and treatment, as well as recommended use of current dental products and instruments to maintain a bright and healthy smile
  • Safe and effective teeth whitening and bruxism guards
  • Comprehensive general dentistry services for the entire family

COMPLETE GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dr. Jarvis, Dr. Goldwyn and the entire staff at Southwest Portland Dental can help you achieve your individual dental health goals, giving you the smile you want!

Our comprehensive general dental care services and procedures include:

  • Dental Exam, X-Rays and Teeth Cleaning
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Dental Inlays and Onlays
  • Dental Crowns and Bridges
  • Tooth Bonding and Veneers
  • Dental Implant Supported Restorations
  • Removable Dental Appliances including Partial Dentures and Overdentures
  • Children's Dental Care
  • Routine Root Canals and Extractions
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Referral to Specialists When it Would Best Serve Your Needs

SERVING SOUTHWEST PORTLAND

For more than 25 years, Southwest Portland Dental has been dedicated to serving Southwest Portland, Oregon, Hillsdale Portland, Beaverton and the surrounding communities with a family-friendly, caring approach to general dentistry.

Our attentive, comfortable dentist office is conveniently located in the community of Hillsdale, close to Interstate 5, just off Highway 10. Our address is 1616 SW Sunset Boulevard, Suite B, Portland, Oregon, 97239.

Call us at (503) 244-8112 for your personal appointment. We look forward to meeting you in person soon!

Our Location

Southwest Portland Dental
1616 SW Sunset Blvd., Suite B
Portland,OR 97239
Ph: 503-244-8112

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