The current response to COVID-19 is to contain the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Dr Atkinson remains available for emergency treatment. This includes patients who are are suffering from facial swellings, painful and infected wisdom teeth and other dental infections requiring extraction, and dental trauma. In accordance with the Australian Dental Association and Dental Board of Australia statements, elective surgery has been suspended at this time.
Please be reassured that we are following strict cross-infection guidelines and are taking extra precautions for the current situation.Thank you for your continued support and understanding. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy.
If you have been confirmed to have COVID-19, have travelled internationally within the past 14 days, have had any contact with someone who is a confirmed COVID-19 case, or have any of these symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, diarrhoea, shortness of breath, please do not come directly to the practice. Please call us before making a booking or attending an appointment as we may recommend you delay any non-urgent dental treatment. If you experience severe symptoms, call 000 and advise the operator that you are in self-quarantine because of COVID-19 risk. For more information call the Coronavirus Information line on 1800 020 080 or visit the Department of Health website.
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, there will be new and regular updates from many important sources, including governments, local health departments and professional organisations, with advice about the emerging needs of the public and how to best meet them.
If are experiencing an emergency in need of an Oral Surgeon, please contact [email protected] for advice.