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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Dr. Richard Weigand

Dr. Richard Weigand

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Dr. Rick Weigand

What Other Doctors say about Richard D. Weigand, DDS.

Skill, scholarship and genuine concern for his patients have earned Dr. Rick Weigand recognition throughout the Spokane, Washington community as a leader in his profession. He has been voted “Best Dentist” and “Best Cosmetic Dentist” by the Best of the City, recognized as a top “Cosmetic Dentist” by his professional peers for several years, and received the people’s choice award in the Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living magazine since 2006. He is a member of the Spokane District Dental Society (SDDS) and Washington State Dental Association (WSDA). In addition, he helps sponsor and volunteers with Blessings Under the Bridge, a non-profit organization that helps feed the underprivileged in our community. For many years Dr Weigand has been the team dentist for the Gonzaga Men’s Basketball Team.

He also volunteers in the Give Back a Smile Program sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), helping victims of domestic violence get their smiles and lives back.

Technology and Expertise

Technology at Richard D. Weigand, DDS.As an established leader in dentistry, Dr. Weigand has had the honor of publishing professional articles in dental journals and consumer magazines. He has also been interviewed on television for his expertise regarding the latest trends, newest technology and laser treatment for teeth and gums. To each publication or interview, he brings knowledge and skill acquired from years of dedication to dentistry. Dr. Weigand has also earned highly coveted Fellowships in the World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Professional Accomplishments

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