Senior and High-Risk Patient Hours 9 AM – 11 AM on Mondays and Thursdays. For more COVID related information click here.

Trusted West Ashley Dental Care

Dr. Game and our Stono Dental Care team are proud to serve the community of West Ashley and the surrounding Charleston, SC, areas with leading-edge family dentistry. We strive to be the dental clinic that you and your family love to visit. When we see your smiling faces, we’re reminded why we got into dentistry in the first place!

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Are you a new resident of the West Ashley neighborhood and looking for a good dental home? Have you lived here your whole life but are now looking for more comprehensive dental care for the whole family? Whatever your situation, Stono Dental Care is here for you and your family. Our services include teeth whitening, dental implants, and more.

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Top 5 Favorite Things About West Ashley

We love it here, and we know you do, too! Below, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things about our beloved West Ashley.

  1. Who remembers Hootie & the Blowfish? Darius Rucker, the lead singer of the band, grew up right here in our town. He graduated from Middleton High School!
  2. The West Ashley Farmers market is one of our favorite places to get fresh, delicious produce while supporting the community. Check it out every Wednesday of the month from 3 PM to 7 PM at Ackerman Park.
  3. West Ashley is the birthplace of Charleston! English colonists established the first permanent settlement here in 1670. Isn’t that neat?
  4. Stephen Colbert, the host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS, graduated from Porter-Gaud School located here!
  5. The Ashley Landing is a great spot for all of your weekend shopping needs. Whether you’re looking for delicious food or some awesome deals, visit Ashley Landing.

What are some of your favorite things about West Ashley? Tell us through our submission form and we’ll add it to our list! While you’re at it, schedule your next appointment, too!

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Senior and High-Risk Patient Hours 9 AM – 11 AM on Mondays and Thursdays

Over the next few weeks, we will slowly start to reopen our practice. As most of you know, most dental problems get worse overtime, and we want to treat dental issues before they become bigger problems. We want to ensure our patients that we are taking COVID-19 (and all infectious diseases) seriously and are adding extra precautions to protect you and our team.

We are offering special hours and accommodations for our senior and high-risk patients:

  1. Special hours: We are reserving 9 AM – 11 AM on Mondays and Thursdays for our seniors and high-risk patients.
  2. Mobile check-in: There will be no need for you to come into the waiting area. When you arrive, text 843-779-9096 or call 843-203-5429 to let us know that you are here. We will come to your car, bring you in the side door, and take you directly into a treatment room.
  3. First in room: You will be the first patient using the treatment room in at least 36 hours, since we are not normally open on the weekends or Wednesdays.
  4. Paperwork: Any paperwork that you need to complete will be sent to you via email or text so that you can complete it on your own device. We will also allow you to complete the paperwork in the treatment room using paper or a disinfected iPad.
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  5. Mask: If you do not have a mask, one will be given to you to enter and exit the office. Our team will keep masks on when we are within 6 feet of you. Since we will be wearing masks, please forgive us if it makes communication harder and please know that we are still smiling underneath.
  6. Closed rooms: Each of our treatment rooms are closed with walls and doors and have their own air return vent. Closed rooms are very effective at keeping potential diseases from spreading from room-to-room.
  7. Check-out: The check-out process will be performed in the treatment rooms. After you are finished, you will leave the office through the side door and avoid the waiting area.
  8. Additional screenings: We will be screening all patients and team members for travel, symptoms associated with COVID-19, and contact with anyone showing symptoms associated with COVID-19 or contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case. The temperatures of all patients and team members will be recorded.
  9. Mouth rinse: All patients will use a mouth rinse to destroy viruses and kill bacteria before treatment.
  10. Limit office traffic: We will require all non-essential families/friends to stay at home or wait in their vehicles during appointments.
  11. Infection control: We will continue our normal practice of following universal precautions, as we always do. This means after every patient, the room will be disinfected with chemicals that have been shown to be effective against the coronavirus in 30 seconds (Optim1), the instruments will be sterilized, and our team will continue to wear appropriate protective equipment such as mask and gloves.
  12. Addition cleaning: More frequent sanitation processes for the reception area and bathrooms.
  13. Suctions: As many of you know, we have always used special suctions. Not only do these suctions isolate the area being worked on and protect patient, they also prevent the spread of disease.
  14. Clean air: We have added additional air purification systems to our office.
  15. Stono Dental Care is taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our patients and team. Thank you for your patience and please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

    Take care,
    
Andy Game, DMD, MBA

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