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Coronavirus Update

April 2023

Dear valued patients and friends,

We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few years, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow the activities of these agencies so that we are up-to-date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued. We do this to make sure that our infection control procedures are current and adhere to each agencies’ recommendations.

Currently dental professionals in the state of MN can resume standard CDC infection control protocols for dentisty.  Masking is not required for patients or staff.  Our clinic have infection control protocols in place which include training of all staff memebers.  For more info please visit http://www.cdc.gov/ovalhealth/infectioncontrol/pdf/safe-care2.pdf

We look forward to seeing you.  We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice. To make an appointment, please call our office at 651-464-5550 or visit our website at forestlakedentistry.com.

Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to providing the best care for you, our neighbors and friends.


Dr. Hegstad and Staff