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If you have any questions or want to hear more about our safety protocols at the office, please feel free to contact us at 312-944-9355 or email us at info@sowelldentalassociates.com and we will do our best to respond promptly.

BACKGROUND
COVID-19, originally known as 2019-nCoV is a strain of a large family of coronaviruses which can be transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified as the cause of a respiratory illness outbreak in Wuhan, China in late 2019. On March 11. 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic.
SYMPTOMS
COVID-19 symptoms are similar to the cold or flu, and may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to the virus. People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention. Be vigilant as severe cases may lead to pneumonia, kidney failure or death.
Mild symptoms may include:
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sore Throat Runny Nose & Sneezing
  • Muscle Aches & Pain
  • Chills & Fatigue
  • Impaired Liver & Kidney Function
HIGH RISK
Those at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 include seniors, and people who have serious pre-existing medical conditions including:
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Lung Disease

People at higher risk for serious illness and even death from COVID-19 should take extra precautions like:

  • Avoiding Crowds
  • Practicing Social Distancing
  • Washing Hands Often
  • Staying Away from Sick People
  • If COVID-19 is nearby, STAY HOME

High risk people should contact their healthcare provider early. even if their illness is mild.

 
PREVENTION
The most effective ways to protect yourself and others against COVID-19 are to frequently clean your hands, cover your cough with the bend of elbow or tissue, and maintain a distance from people who are coughing or sneezing.
The WHO and CDC advises the following prevention methods:

Wash Hands Frequently
Scrub hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds for visibly dirty hands or an alcohol-based hand rub frequently for non-visibly dirty hands.

Practice Respiratory Hygiene
When coughing and sneezing, cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue — discard tissue immediately into a closed bin and clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

Maintain Social Distancing
Maintain a distance (WHO: 3 feet, CDC: 6 feet) between yourself and other people, particularly those who are coughing, sneezing and have a fever. If you are too close, you can breathe in the virus.

Avoid Touching Eyes, Nose & Mouth
Hands touch many surfaces which can be contaminated with the virus. If you touch your eyes. nose or mouth with your contaminated hands. you can transfer the virus from the surface to yourself.
PREVENTION
Clean & Disinfect
Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces daily in household common areas such as: tables, hard-backed chairs, doorknobs, light switches, remotes, handles, desks, toilets, faucets, sinks.

Animal Proximity Precautions
Practice general hygiene measures when visiting farms, live animal markets, wet markets, animal product markets or contact with wild animals Ensure regular hand washing with soap and potable water after touching animals and animal products.

Animal Consumption
Avoid eating raw or under-cooked animal products. Handle raw meat, milk or animal organs with care, to avoid cross-contamination with uncooked foods, as per good food safety practices.

Mild Symptoms
If you have mild respiratory symptoms and no travel to hard-hit areas, still seek medical care and be sure to carefully practice basic respiratory and hand hygiene and stay home until you are recovered.
TESTING 
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop symptoms such as fever, cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. They will decide whether you need to be tested.
People at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider early: even if their illness is mild.

TREATMENT 
To date, there is no vaccine and no specific antiviral medicine to prevent or treat COVID-19. However, those affected should receive care to relieve symptoms. People with serious illness should be hospitalized. Most patients recover thanks to supportive care.
Possible vaccines and some specific drug treatments are under investigation. They are being tested through clinical trials. WHO is coordinating efforts to develop vaccines and medicines to prevent and treat COVID-19.

MORE INFO
LAST UPDATED: June 16, 2020
For the most up-to-date information on possible vaccines, treatments, FAQs, news and more, please visit the following official health organizations: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) www.CDC.gov World Health Organization (WHO) www.WHO.int

CONTACT US
If you have questions or concerns, please call us at: 312-944-9355

"Creating Beautiful Smiles"

Zenobia L Sowell, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry located in Gold Coast, Chicago, IL

So-Well Dental Associates is a leading dental practice that’s been providing exceptional care to the Chicago area for over 27 years. Conveniently located in Gold Coast of Chicago, serving Magnificent Mile, Near North, Lincoln Park, and Streeterville area, So-Well Dental Associates is a trusted resource for general, cosmetic, and restorative dental treatments that increase the health, longevity, and beauty of its patients’ smiles.

So-Well Dental Associates upholds a truly comprehensive and custom-tailored approach to dental care. Their patient-first philosophy goes above and beyond routine cleanings and checkups and strives to deliver big-picture treatment plans that focus on the needs of each patient. 

The So-Well Dental Associates experience begins with either a consultation or exam at our state-of-the-art office, where doctors learn about their patients’ goals, concerns, and oral health history. Then, an approach is designed around the patient’s needs, creating a road map to their dream smile that optimizes their oral health.

The So-Well Dental Associates Team is proud to offer a wide array of services to help their patients along on the journey to improve their smile, such as:

  • tooth-colored fillings,
  • Invisalign®,

  • professional teeth whitening (both in-office and at-home treatments),

  • porcelain veneers,

  • Lumineers®,

  • Snap-On Smile®,

  • dental implants,

  • gum disease treatment 

In the cases of complex conditions that require a collaborative approach, So-Well Dental Associates works closely with a number of leading specialists in the greater Chicago area and can develop treatment plans to get the job done. 

If you want a truly healthy smile that lasts a lifetime, schedule a visit with So-Well Dental Associates today.

 

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So-Well Dental Associates

So-Well Dental Associates is a leading dental practice that’s been providing exceptional care to the Chicago area for over 27 years. Conveniently located in Gold Coast of Chicago, serving Magnificent Mile, Near North, Lincoln Park, and Streeterville area, So-Well Dental Associates is a trusted resource for general, cosmetic, and restorative dental treatments that increase the health, longevity, and beauty of its patients’ smiles.

So-Well Dental Associates upholds a truly comprehensive and custom-tailored approach to dental care. Their patient-first philosophy goes above and beyond routine cleanings and checkups and strives to deliver big-picture treatment plans that focus on the needs of each patient. 

The So-Well Dental Associates experience begins with either a consultation or exam at our state-of-the-art office, where doctors learn about their patients’ goals, concerns, and oral health history. Then, an approach is designed around the patient’s needs, creating a road map to their dream smile that optimizes their oral health.

The So-Well Dental Associates Team is proud to offer a wide array of services to help their patients along on the journey to improve their smile, such as:

In the cases of complex conditions that require a collaborative approach, So-Well Dental Associates works closely with a number of leading specialists in the greater Chicago area and can develop treatment plans to get the job done. 

If you want a truly healthy smile that lasts a lifetime, schedule a visit with So-Well Dental Associates today.

 


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So-Well Dental Associates has proudly helped Chicago patients and their families to achieve beautiful, healthy smiles through conservative preventive and cosmetic dentistry

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1122 N. Clark St.
Gold Coast

Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-944-9355
Fax: 312-944-7328
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