Dear Patient:

We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, 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.

You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example:

  • Our office will communicate with you beforehand to ask some screening questions. You'll be asked those same questions again when you are in the office.
    • We have hand sanitizer that we will ask you to use when you enter the office. You will also find some in the reception area and other places in the office for you to use as needed.
    • You may see that our waiting room will no longer offer magazines, children’s toys and so forth, since those items are difficult to clean and disinfect.
    • Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. That might mean that you’re offered fewer options for scheduling your appointment.
  • We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well as to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at any one time.

We look forward to seeing you again and 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 (509) 485-8620 or visit our website at

Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors and friends.

Richard D. Weigand, DDS

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Enhance your smile with cosmetic dentistry services in Spokane, WA

If there are aspects of your smile that you wish you could improve, you are not alone. Virtually everyone has flaws in their teeth that they would like to address. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry has become more affordable and accessible than ever. You no longer have to dream about having a beautiful, flawless smile, now you can make it a reality by calling Dr. Weigand in Spokane, WA. With a comprehensive array of cosmetic dentistry services, Dr. Weigand can help give your smile the upgrade you have always wanted.

Cosmetic Dentistry Service at Richard Weigand DDS in Spokane WA Area

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is a menu of treatments that are designed to approve the appearance of your smile. Sometimes even the smallest changes can have a major impact, which is why cosmetic dentistry procedures can range from a quick in-office whitening treatment to a full smile makeover that is completed over several months.

The benefits of cosmetic dentistry go beyond aesthetics. Having a beautiful smile translates into improved confidence and self-esteem, which can help you both personally and professionally.

While the goal of cosmetic dental services is to improve the appearance of your teeth or gums, they can also play an important role in oral health. For example, straightening your teeth with Invisalign will enhance the way your teeth look, but it will also make it easier for you to properly clean them, which can reduce cases of tooth decay or gum disease.

Imperfections addressed with cosmetic dentistry

Imperfections Addressed with Cosmetic Dentistry at Richard Weigand DDS in Spokane WA Area

Virtually any aspect of your smile that bothers you can be corrected with cosmetic dentistry. Our treatments are completely customizable so that we help address your unique concerns and give you the results you desire. There is no job too big or small when it comes to giving you a dream smile. Some of the most addressed imperfections include:

  • Tooth discoloration / permanent stains
  • Crooked teeth
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Worn down or misshapen teeth
  • Chips or cracks in the teeth

Cosmetic dentistry procedures

Dr. Weigand offers many cosmetic treatments for patients in his Spokane, WA office. Here are a few of the most common:

  • VeneersVeneers are thin strips of porcelain that, when attached to the front of teeth, conceal some of the most common flaws.
  • Teeth whitening – professional teeth whitening is one of the quickest ways to improve a smile, producing results that are far more noticeable than over the counter options.
  • Invisalign – Invisalign is a method of orthodontic treatment that uses clear aligner trays to shift teeth into the proper position. It is faster and more discreet than traditional braces.

If you would like to learn more about boosting your smile and confidence, call Dr. Weigand’s office today at (509) 485-8620.

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Dr. Richard Weigand

Richard D. Weigand, DDS

Dr. Richard Weigand is trusted and respected by the communities in Spokane, WA for his skill and expertise and his genuine concern for patients. He has won numerous accolades for his services.

He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and World Clinical Laser Institute and a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Spokane District Dental Society, and Washington State Dental Association. He is certified with the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies, Pacific Aesthetic Continuum (Live), World Clinical Laser Institute, and the Spear Center in Scottsdale, AZ. He is also co-founder of the Spokane Practice Management Club.

Dr. Weigand shares his knowledge and experience through journal and magazine articles and media interviews. He has also contributed to many community projects.
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