Important Information Regarding COVID-19

AN*** UPDATE**** As of May 18, 2020  In light of COVID -19 pandemic

Locust street PERIODONTICS IMPLANT DENTISTRY has been open for emergency patients only, adhering to THE COVID-19 POLICY IMPLEMENTED BY GOVERNOR WOLF, Mayor Jim Kenney, and Dr. Thomas A. Garley, Health Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia.

We currently anticipate re-opening monday, june 8, 2020   

We are training and researching the optimal path forward with regards to reopening the office and treating our patients , following guidelines and protocols (which change almost daily) to keep us all healthy. 

We’re in this together.

We are canceling all appointments scheduled through June 7, 2020.  If you have an appointment, we are encouraging all patients to call the office to reschedule after we reopen.  We are complying with the American Dental Association, City and State Officials to keep our patients and staff safe.  If you are having a Periodontal EMERGENCY please call the office and leave a message.

Be safe and follow the CDC’s guidelines for prevention and symptoms for COVID-19.

We look forward to rescheduling your appointments and seeing you soon.
Thank you

James Torosian, D.M.D.
Tom Fuji, D.D.S.
Farshid Sanavi, D.M.D., Ph.D. 

We will be unable to address appointment scheduling, billing, or other issues until the office reopens.  Consult with your General Dentist regarding other concerns.  Follow CDC Guidelines and Stay Healthy.

In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we realize our patients have questions. As dedicated health care professionals, we want you to know that we remain as diligent as ever in protecting the health and safety of our patients and staff. Our practice strictly adheres to and exceeds the standards for infection control by wearing personal protective gear, using hospital-grade disinfectants, practicing the latest sterilization protocols, utilizing single-use disposable materials, and more. Every effort we have in place is to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. We want you to know that we are monitoring this situation very closely, and we will keep you updated regularly.

Symptoms of coronavirus are reported as flu-like, with varying degrees of severity. OR ZERO symptoms.  You can be Asymptomatic, infected with COVID-19, and contagious.  While we do not know everything about this virus to date, individuals who are elderly and/or immunocompromised appear to be the most at risk of a severe infection. To ensure your health and safety, and the health and safety of everyone at our practice, please reschedule your appointment if you or a member of your household has a cough, fever, and/or flu-like symptoms. In addition, please reschedule your appointment if you have traveled to any areas within the past 14 days that are at high risk for contracting the coronavirus.

We thank you in advance and extend our gratitude for your understanding and cooperation. Together, we can help keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office, and one of our staff members will be more than happy to assist you.

Please view and share our latest COVID-19 Symptom Comparison Chart with your friends and family.

For further information, including measures to keep yourself healthy, visit the following links: