In order to best protect the health and safety of patients and staff, our dental office, Pediatric Dentistry South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will not provide routine, non-urgent or non-emergency services to patients who present at the office exhibiting symptoms of respiratory or other illness or other contagious conditions. Patients experiencing illness or a contagious condition are asked to contact the office as soon as possible prior to their scheduled appointment so that the appointment with our dentist, Dr. Richard Ruffalo and associates, may be rescheduled.

Urgent or emergency services will be provided on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Pediatric Dentistry South based on our ability to safely treat the patient without transmitting the illness or other contagious condition to patients or team members. Such patients are asked to contact Pediatric Dentistry South at 412-257-1150 as soon as possible to determine whether the patient’s needs can be accommodated or whether the patient needs to be referred to another office or provider.