Dr. Rojas has ordered a pre-procedure/visit COVID-19 test. To prevent your dental appointment from being postponed, the COVID-19 test must be done 48 hours prior to your scheduled visit.

COVID-19 Pre-Procedure Patient Instructions

We have partnered with LOOP Medical Center- Interventional Specialists to provide pre-procedure/visit COVID-19 testing.

To schedule your pre-procedure/visit COVID-19 test: You will need to go to the website https://loopmedicalcenter.com & select “Book Appointment.” This will allow you to schedule the test & conveniently get your results.

  • You will need to bring your valid ID &/or SS card & any applicable insurance information. LOOP Medical Center can provide more information.
  • You will receive your results via phone call/text & on your patient portal.
  • The LOOP Medical Center will fax your results to our office.
  • The LOOP Medical Center can review insurance coverage information for both insured & uninsured patients. We have been informed that there is no out-of-pocket cost to patients, whether you have insurance or not. Since we are not processing the test, we recommend you speak with LOOP Medical Center to confirm.

LOOP Medical Center- Interventional Specialists

Streeterville Location

432 E Grand Avenue, Suite C, Chicago, IL 60611

South Loop Location

1921 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616

Testing Hours of Operation (double check hours on website):

  • Monday–Friday: 7am–5pm
  • Saturday: 8am–12pm

Phone number (same for both locations):

312-414-1088

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 Testing

  • If you test positive, you will be notified by LOOP Medical Center (via the portal, phone call &/or text) & our office will reach out to reschedule your appointment. If you have dental pain or swelling & a positive COVID-19 test, we will discuss treatment options via a teledentistry visit in order to make sure you are comfortable during this time.
  • A negative COVID-19 test result will be relayed to you via LOOP Medical Center (portal, phone call &/or text). We will confirm with a call from our office when we review our pre-screening questionnaire.
  • If you start to experience any of the below symptoms after you receive your COVID-19 test & prior to your visit, you are required to call the office to determine if we will be able to keep your dental appointment.
    • Temperature: Fever greater than 100.4°.
    • Respiratory Symptoms: New or worsening cough, shortness of breath, sore throat.
    • GI Symptoms: New onset of nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.
    • New onset of loss of taste or smell.
  • After your test, please return home. The expectation is that you isolate (remain at home) from the time of your COVID-19 test until your dental appointment.
  • If you are unable to schedule your COVID-19 test at this time, we will have to reschedule your dental appointment.

Instructions After COVID-19 Testing

  • Self-quarantine until your dental appointment.
  • Do NOT travel out of home area (city/town).
  • Avoid outings from home—leave ONLY for essential needs.
  • Immediately report any new symptoms or suspected/known exposures to COVID-19 cases (call our office 312-266-9487).
  • Maintain physical distancing (at least six feet).
  • Wash hands frequently & thoroughly with soap & water (lather at least 20 seconds) or disinfect with alcohol-based hand sanitizer before eating, before touching face/mouth/eyes, & after touching shared objects or high touch surfaces.
  • Regularly clean cell phones, door handles, light switches, faucets & toilet handles, bathrooms, & kitchen surfaces using household disinfectant or hot soapy water.

Thank you for your understanding & cooperation at this time. We strive to uphold the highest safety standards for our patients & team.