InterDent Keeps Key Offices Open for Emergency Dental Care During COVID-19 Crisis

One of Nation’s Leading Dental Service Organizations with 175 affiliated locations in eight states announces it is keeping key offices open in each of the regions it serves to support patients and alleviate the burden on Emergency Departments.

Inglewood, CA. (03/25/2020)Consistent with recommendations by the American Dental Association, InterDent announced today it has focused its offices on providing urgent and emergency dental care to alleviate the burden that dental emergencies would place on hospital emergency departments. The organization has consolidated services to select locations in each region to best maintain accessibility, manage available resources, and provide maximum protection to patients, clinicians and staff.

“In this unprecedented time, InterDent is deeply committed to the health and well-being of our patients, families, staff, and communities.  We are actively monitoring the rapidly evolving coronavirus situation and are working on keeping offices open across markets for urgent and emergency dental care,” says Roderick Place, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer of InterDent.

A list of Offices that remain open can be found at the following web address and will be updated daily.

https://www.interdent.com/gentle-dental/resources/covid-19-offices/ 

Urgent and Emergency dental needs can include, but is not limited to: toothaches/pain, swollen and painful gums, loose tooth or teeth, loose or broken fillings, denture issues, broken or irritating ortho appliances, and in some cases completion of crowns/bridges/partials where a temporary has already been placed or failing. Patients are encouraged to call the offices directly or 1- 800-Gentle1 (800-436-8531) during operating hours, or (800) 900-7923 after business hours, to confirm their needs are appropriate for treatment in light of the current public health guidelines.

InterDent supported offices follow best practices in safety, hygiene and sterilization, and have infection control policies and procedures that meet or exceed the CDC’s guidelines. This includes disinfecting operatories with hospital grade products in every room, after every patient visit. Additional information about COVID-19 policies and protective measures can be found at: 

https://www.interdent.com/gentle-dental/resources/covid-19/.

 

About InterDent Service Corporation

InterDent Service Corporation provides comprehensive management services to 175 affiliated dental practices employing more than 450 dentists in the following eight states:  Arizona, California, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Washington. InterDent’s branded divisions include Gentle Dental, Dedicated Dental, Capitol Dental, Smile Keepers and Blue Oak. The network of practices delivers comprehensive dentistry to over one million patients annually.

InterDent is seeking new affiliation opportunities with dental groups or practices.  If you have or know of a practice that is interested in affiliating with one of the nation’s leading dental service organizations, call (888) 416-5525 or visit www.interdent.com