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 www.drweigand.com

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

Sincerely,
Richard D. Weigand, DDS

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Perfect smile

Full mouth rehabilitation in Spokane, WA restores function and beauty

Nine out of ten people believe their smile is an important social asset, yet only 50 percent are completely satisfied with it. In addition, 75 percent suspect that an unattractive smile can negatively impact career opportunities. Do you feel embarrassed or hide your smile? Has the appearance of your teeth lowered your self-confidence? Dr. Richard Weigand in ​Spokane, WAcan help with ​full mouth rehabilitation, also known as a smile makeover.

What is full mouth reconstruction?

A smile makeover is much more than tooth restoration. It is a life-altering decision that can ​transform your smile and rebuild your confidence​ with a combination of cosmetic and restorative dentistry techniques.

Missing teeth, discoloration and stains, chipped or fractured teeth, and tooth decay affect the look and function of the smile. Dr. Weigand designs a treatment plan to meet your smile rehabilitation objectives. With more than 30 years in practice, he ​​has seen countless situations that prove a one-size-fits-all approach to dentistry is not effective. Each patient has a different set of circumstances, unique needs, and varying goals. Dr. Weigand is dedicated to getting to know you and your specific needs. You get a treatment plan that results in a smile you feel comfortable in – physically and emotionally.

Services that can be included in full mouth rehabilitation in Spokane, WA

  • Dental implants to replace missing teeth
  • All-on-4® implant-retained dentures to replace a full arch of teeth with amazing stability
  • Teeth whitening for dramatic results in about an hour
  • Porcelain veneers for beautiful smile symmetry
  • Composite fillings that do not advertise past tooth decay like silver-colored mercury restorations
  • Orthodontics – get straighter teeth with the Invisalign clear aligner system

There is no need to feel overwhelmed by the options. Dr. Weigand provides skilled guidance in making treatment choices that fit your smile and lifestyle. The doctor also offers ​sedation dentistry​ to help even the most anxious patients get the care they need.

Life-changing results

First impressions are often the longest-lasting, and our smile is the first thing most people notice. Dr. Weigand trained at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI)​for advanced dental studies), P​acific Aesthetic Continuum (PAC-Live), and The SPEAR Center ​for dental education ​to learn the most up-to-date techniques in smile transformation. He strives to provide treatment that lays the foundation for your success in social and professional interactions.

Call (509) 485-8620 to schedule a consultation at Richard D Weigand DDS in Spokane, WA.

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