Dr. Mark J. Polsinello, DMD and the Lasting Impressions Team.

                           Welcome to Lasting Impressions   

             Lasting Impressions is a comprehensive dental practice offering unparalleled customer service and the most innovative dentistry services available today.


            We are located at 399 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudon Square, in Loudonville, New York, in the heart of the Capital Region. Our beautiful,state-of-the-art offices were designed with you in mind. And, our caring and committed team will ensure that your visit pleasantly exceeds your expectations every time. 

 

Letter from 3rd District Dental Society of the State of New York

October 2020

 

To Our Valued Members of the Third District Dental Society:

 

 This has been a trying year for dentists everywhere. We have all experienced our fair share of hardship and uncertainty. I am thrilled to share in your happiness that the ADA has released a new report, with dentists testing positive for COVID-19 less than 1%. This is far below the infection rate of other health care providers.

“This is very good news for dentists and patients,” said American Dental Association (ADA) Science and Research Institute Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Araujo, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., the senior author of the report. “This means that what dentists are doing – heightened infection control and increased attention to patient and dental team safety – is working.”

As I am sure many of you are aware. We have been fighting an ongoing battle with the public as to whether dental offices are safe for treatment during the pandemic. The New York Times released an article on June 25 (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/25/health/dentist-coronavirus-safe.html) asking whether or not it is safe to return to your dental office. This opinion piece contained zero data on transmission of disease at dental offices. In a time when dentists across the nations were expanding protective protocols for themselves, their staff, and their patients, this was a difficult read.

I wanted to write to you all to let you know that I have been in touch with the leadership at NYSDA and we will be working all of our media contacts to get this information out to the greater public. I hope you are all doing well. Please contact me with any questions or concerns.

 

                                                                                Sincerely,

 

Timothy Adams, DDS

                                                                                President, Third District Dental Society

 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 commitment to your safety.

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, its 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.

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.
  • We've installed Molekule air purifiers in our operatorys.
  • You may see that our waiting room will no longer offer magazines, childrens 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 youre 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. To make an appointment, please call our office at 518-438-1131. 

 

            Please take a moment to browse our site, look at the photos, take the virtual tour and learn more about our practice, our team and our services. If you’re a first-time visitor, we hope you’ll look around and get to know us. If you’re already a patient and part of the Lasting Impressions family, we hope this site will help you get to know us a little better. 

      If you have any questions or need additional information, please call us at (518) 438-1131. If you need to schedule an appointment, we offer convenient hours that will fit your schedule. We are conveniently located at 399 Albany Shaker Road in Loudon Square, Loudonville, New York, 12211.

 

Please also visit us on Facebook and like our page to keep in touch with us at at https://www.facebook.com/lastingimpressionsalbany?fref=ts 

 

Mark J. Polsinello, DMD
 

Contact Lasting Impressions to schedule your next appointment:

 

Dr. Mark J. Polsinello, DMD

Lasting Impressions

399 Albany Shaker Road

Loudon Square

Loudonville, NY 12211

(518) 438-1131

Email:

office@lastingimpressions albany.com

 

Open Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm

and Fridays(once a month)

Emergencies Always Taken!

Lasting Impressions is a participating dental provider in the Delta Premier ,Cigna PPO

and Metlife Dental Plans

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