WHAT WE’RE DOING TO KEEP YOU SAFE DURING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Our team at Michigan Periodontics & Implants is committed to the health and safety of
our patients, team members and communities
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 team at Michigan Periodontics & Implants is committed to the health and safety of our patients, team members and community.
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. We do this to make sure that our infection control procedures are current and adhere to each agencies’ recommendations.
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. We can be reached at: (586) 275-7667 or visit our website at www.miperioimplant.com.
Thank you for choosing us as your family’s dental health provider. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors and friends.
Dr. Kinaia and your Team at Michigan Periodontics & Implants
Welcome! Michigan Periodontics and Implants are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We desire all our patients to be completely informed decision-makers that recognize the health concerns they deal with, which's why we've filled this website with useful information about Periodontal Disease (gum problems) as well as Dental Implants. We invite you to visit this website whenever you have problems concerning your periodontal as well as other inner teeth structures.
Our internet site will give you information about our staff, office hours, services, appointment procedures, insurance policies, maps with directions to our office in Sterling Heights, and other useful information. We understand life can be stressful, so we're committed to making our technique convenient and also easily accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you pick periodontist, Bassam Kinaia, DDS, CAGS, MS you're choosing a highly trained specialist and professional who is caring, certified, experienced, as well as taking care of all your periodontal and Dental Implants needs.
Please take a couple of moments to look through this site to get a far better feeling for Michigan Periodontics and Implants abilities and solutions, in addition, an overall education on periodontal and implant dentistry. We serve throughout the Michigan location including Sterling Heights, Rochester Hills, Troy, Macob and Washington Township MI. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time, whether to request an appointment or ask questions.
Meet Dr. Kinaia
Bassam M. Kinaia, DDS, MS, DICOI
Meet our Periodontist: Dr. Bassam M. Kinaia
Dr. Kinaia is the Director of the Graduate Periodontics and Implant Dentistry Specialty Program at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He also served as the Program Director at the Boston Institute for Dental Research and Education in Dubai.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He received his D.D.S. (1999) and Certificate and M.S. in Periodontics and Dental Implants (2008) from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and St. John Health. He is an OKU inductee and a recipient of the prestigious AAP award for outstanding teaching and mentoring in Periodontics.
He has numerous journal publications, chapter books and research in the fields of immediate implant placement, soft tissue augmentation, sinus lift and bone grafting for dental implants as well as treatment of gummy smile using esthetic crown lengthening and surgical lip repositioning. He serves on the Peer Review Panel of the Journal of Periodontology and Clinical Advances in Periodontics as well as an ad hoc editor for the Journal of Dentistry and Oral Biology. His areas of interest include dental implants, advanced soft tissue and bone grafting and treatment of gummy smile. He lectures nationally and internationally on the latest trends in periodontics and dental implants. He is a clinician with 21 years of experience and maintains a private practice position in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He has been voted as Top Dentist in Hour Detroit Magazine by dentists’ peers for the past 5 consecutive years.
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