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To our patients,

We would like to congratulate you for weathering the brunt of the COVID-19 storm. It has brought unimaginable changes to our lives that will not be forgotten. Some of the changes have been more drastic than others, and some will be longer- lasting than others.

However daunting, inconvenient, and challenging this transition may be, we must keep in mind that we are all in this together.  As a patient, we can only imagine the concerns you may have about seeking care at an oral surgery practice.   There certainly is more we would like to know about COVID-19, but fortunately we are learning new information each day.  Now, we are at a point that the confidence in our ability to treat your needs in a manner that is safe for  you and our team has risen to the level that we can treat more than just emergencies.

First and foremost, we want to express to our patients that whatever your situation may be, our practice will be here for you to ensure a safe encounter, and a successful recovery. Recently, Dr. Auzins was appointed to the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons President's "Special Committee on Response and Recovery for the Pandemic." They are using national resources to study and vet many concepts concerning new technologies and best practices that are relevant in the SARS Cov-2 era. Please consider us not only as your surgical team, but as a resource to you and your family to help educate and answer questions as needed.

Columbia Oral Surgery is open for elective procedures and will be available to treat patients according to criteria that respects the risks of more vulnerable people, whether that be of advancing age or of medically compromised status. After careful consideration of this landscape, we have taken all necessary precautions regarding patient screening, infection control protocols, office engineering, and personal protective equipment to ensure the safety of all of our patients and team members, in accordance with CDC, ADA, and Oregon Health Authority guidelines. We remain committed to providing the best quality care to our community in the safest manner with the best information available.

If we can be of any assistance to you in these uncertain times, please feel free to reach out.

Stay well,

 Normund K. Auzins, D.D.S

 Kim Erikson, D.M.D., M.D. 

 and our amazing team