Welcome to our office!
Welcome to the website of R. Shawn Essey, D.M.D., L.L.C., a distinguished dental care provider serving the dental needs of patients in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Essey and his team of skilled professionals work together to provide quality dental treatment solutions for children, teens, and adults. We strive to provide personalized and thorough dental care to achieve comprehensive dental wellness. From common problems to gum disease, we provide an array of dental services to meet your dental needs. Please take the time to explore our website and all we have to offer at Fox Chapel Smiles!
"ORAL HYGIENE IS AN IMPORTANT PREDICTOR OF DISEASE, INCLUDING DISEASES THAT HAPPEN OUTSIDE THE MOUTH. PEOPLE CAN DO SO MUCH FOR THEIR PERSONAL HEALTH BY TAKING ORAL HEALTH SERIOUSLY"
We would like to give an update to all concerning our new protocols during this time.
As you know we are currently following the guidelines of the PA Dept of Health and the CDC which limits the types of procedures performed. If at any time you are experiencing discomfort or pain please call our office to schedule an appointment.
We want to assure our patients we have implemented protocols with an abundance of caution for you, our staff and other patients.
There is a pre-screening process for any and all dental appointments. The first of which will be during your conformation call. You will be asked several health questions pertaining to COVID-19. Upon arrival for your appointment we ask that you remain in your car and call our office to inform us of your arrival. You will then be advised on how to proceed.
Dr Essey has researched, purchased, and installed a Hospital grade air filtration-purification unit. This is beyond standard Hepa fitted air-purifiers being used in many offices. This will treat all of the air in the entire office space. This technology not only filters the air but creates surgically pure air. Additionally, there will be HEPA filtration air purifiers in each operatory, each fitted with UV disinfection of the filters. All of this is intended to exceed current recommendations for air quality in dental offices and possibly exceeds anticipated future recommendations for airborne pathogen transmission.
If you have any questions or concerns with our office policies please call!
To schedule your complete examination, professional cleaning appointment, or treatment planning inquires please call (412) 963-6789!