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Chingford Mount Dental Practice
35 Hall Lane,
London E4 8HH
Email: info@chingfordmountdp.co.uk
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Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Re: Urgent. Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a significant risk to individuals especially if they are older (over 70) or have a pre-existing medical condition. As it is caught by person to person contact, we as dentists are at risk because we see lots of patients and are in very close contact with the mouth and nose where the virus incubates. In this pre-symptomatic phase, we are also highly contagious to others if we already have the virus.

In the last few weeks, with disease prevalence in the community being low, we have maintained our service to patients taking sensible precautions such as screening temperatures and increased disinfection measures. We have been ahead of many clinics in this respect and reflecting the excellence of our team and service.

Unfortunately, the disease prevalence in the community is now rising steeply and so the risk to ourselves, our colleagues, our patients and others is also increasing. This is not a linear rise but an exponential one.
Should you get infected then you will almost certainly recover and may even have a very mild illness. However, you will infect others during this process adding to the pandemic. A small percentage (higher in elderly and medical conditions) of infected individuals will require hospitalisation and ventilation.

Having considered the current risk of infection to our team members and patients, and our risk of contributing to community infection, (and balancing the risk of not providing a service), I have decided that our clinical service at Chingford Mount Dental Practice will be drastically cut down from Tuesday 24th March.

We will have staff answering the telephone and operate a skeleton service for strict acute emergencies only 9.15am - 1pm for this week only. We will then be closing the practice completely until further notice , but expected to be at least 8 weeks.

We will keep patients informed through notices on our website, on our answering machine, via a further newsletter, on Facebook and on Instagram.
Otherwise , patients are advised to call NHS 111 for assistance because emergency dental treatment centres are currently being set up.
We are sorry if this lack of service causes inconvenience to any of our clients.
May I wish all of you and your families good health in the months ahead.

About Us

Chingford Mount Dental Practice has won several awards over the years including the Aesthetic Dental Practice (South England) award at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards and also has been a finalist at The Dentistry Awards & Private Dentistry Awards. We have been members of the BDA Good Practice Scheme for over 12 years & Investors in People for a similar time. These national awards are judged by a panel of highly-respected private dentists. We are proud to be recognised and acknowledged by our peers as providing a world class facility for our clients. We also have well over 200 five star Google reviews from satisfied clients, a real testament to the quality of care that we provide.

We have been national finalists for several other awards in recent years.

  • We have a team of highly-experienced dentists, most of whom have extensive postgraduate training.
  • Our team works together to deliver excellent patient care in a relaxing, comfortable and modern environment.
  • Our dentists, nurses and staff are members of professional organisations and regularly undertake training to ensure they continue to deliver high standards of care.
  • We conduct regular client surveys and implement the feedback we receive.
  • You can expect the highest standards of cross infection control and cleanliness in our practice.
  • We can offer sedation to assist nervous patients and those with dental phobias.
  • Our practice is accredited by BUPA, HSA and other leading insurers.
  • We are members of the BDA Good Practice Scheme and accredited by Investors in People.

What to Expect

  • We will assess your dental health on a regular basis to understand your needs, monitor any problems and implement measures to prevent issues in the future.
  • We will provide you with a written, personalised treatment plan and fee estimate so you are fully informed and able to make independent decisions regarding your dental health.
  • We will be completely open with our fees at all times; we are sensitive to your budget and will offer you options to adhere to it.
  • We will endeavour to see you at your appointed time, every time.

We are CQC approved