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Our goal is to help you keep your teeth for a lifetime. In addition to doing beautiful cosmetic restorations we also offer general and preventive dentistry.

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You can Feel relaxed by the time you sit down in the exam room and throughout your procedure. Our staff will ensure that you’re comfortable the entire visit.

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Implants are a secure, permanent solution that is virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth. Dr. Shiotsu is an expert in implant restoration.

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What We Are Doing to Keep You and Our Team Safe.

We are excited to have the opportunity to welcome you back! Our office has always utilized personal protective equipment (PPE) that has exceeded all the CDC guidelines, however, in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic we have instituted additional guidelines and protocols to ensure your safety.

You will see many changes, as we have new ways of scheduling your appointments and managing your insurance and financial transactions. First, you will be contacted 48-72 hours prior to your appointment via phone, text or email and asked a set of health-related questions. It is required that we complete this questionnaire prior to your appointment. We will have to reschedule your appointment if we are unable to complete this step.

Below is a list of some of the enhanced precautions we have taken to protect you in addition to extensive team training on infection control and patient management procedures.

1.  Personalized arrival procedures to guide you from your car directly to treatment rooms to eliminate contacting surfaces.
2.  Maintain distancing in the reception area for essential caregivers and parents of minors if they cannot wait in a vehicle or outside the clinic.
3.  Removed magazines and items that can harbor or transfer germs of any kind. Hand sanitizers will be positioned throughout the clinic.
4.  Providing more education materials to enhance your awareness of health issues related to this pandemic.
5.  We require a mask to be worn by ALL patients upon entering the office.
6.  Installed sneeze guards or droplet barriers at all reception areas.
7.  Require hand washing and hand sanitizing before all appointments by our team and by our patients.
8.  Introduce an oral pre rinse by all patients to reduce exposure to germs.
9.  Require all team members to undergo periodic testing for COVID-19 and antibodies for the earliest detection of exposure should it exist.
10.  Record temperature of every patient upon entering the office.
11.  Record the temperature and lung efficiency of every team member each day at beginning and end of work period.
12.  Payment arrangements in advance to avoid delay and allow contactless exit from the appointment.
13.  Enhanced operatory disinfection procedures of all surfaces between patients.
14.  Ambient air management with HEPA 13 air filtration continuously in treatment rooms and common areas to remove germs from circulating air.
15.  Enhanced HVAC disinfection with UV light or HEPA Filtration units.
16.  Enhanced operatory disinfection procedures before and after all appointments with mist or fogging devices to access hard to reach places that can be easily missed.
17.  New personal protection equipment like visors, gowns, and masks for our doctors and team to provide barriers against the smallest of germs.
18.  Introduce protocols to reduce or eliminate airborne aerosols during all dental procedures.
19.  Enhanced nightly disinfection procedures of equipment and office fixtures like computers, keyboards, telephones, tablets, chairs, doorknobs, and buttons that may be touched unconsciously.
20.  Disinfection of all outside mail and packages that enter the building.
21.  Longer appointment times for you to prepare and complete all appointment tasks and duties in the safest and most comprehensive manner.
22.  Providing teledentistry services for follow up lab reports or communication that can be done online or through video education.
23.  Provide disease testing recommendations for exposure detection to viruses.

Welcome to Goichi Shiotsu, DDS
Where Your Smile Is Our Passion

Dentist located on Mercer Island, serving the greater King County area.
It's our sincerest desire to provide the very best that dentistry has to offer to our patients. Our warm and caring staff are a dedicated and professional group that will work hard to put you at ease and make you comfortable the moment you step into our office.

You will find that we've invested in just about everything imaginable, as well as some things you can't imagine, to help you obtain and maintain excellent dental health.
Our goal is to help you keep your teeth for a lifetime. And while that can be challenging, we enjoy a challenge. That is to say, we do all the general and preventive dentistry you'd expect—fillings and cleanings and routine maintenance—but we are also known for our major restorative procedures and breathtaking cosmetic restorations. Specifically, we offer powerful prevention, reliable restorations, advanced aesthetics and great gum care. In each category, you'll find that we have gone above and beyond the call of duty to obtain the very latest technology and training, using the most advanced and proven materials.

We look forward to welcoming you to our practice!
Call us today to schedule an appointment or consultation.
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Goichi Shiotsu, DDS
Dr. Shiotsu is highly respected by his colleagues, who often refer their patients to him for help in resolving complex and challenging dental situations. He is one of a handful of dentists in the U.S. to receive certified university-based specialty training in both the surgical and restorative aspect of implant dentistry.

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Dr. Shiotsu has been voted one of the area's Top Dentist by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

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What our patients are saying about us

"I have been seeing Dr. Shiotsu for the past 12 years, and I've always been very satisfied with my dental care. Dr. Shiotsu is an attentive, compassionate dentist who genuinely cares about his patients and uses the latest high-tech equipment. You can also watch DVDs during cavity fillings, which is pretty awesome. (Just don't watch a comedy—it's uncomfortable suppressing a laugh when there are sharp tools in your mouth!) His staff is also very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this practice." ~Stacy L.
Why Choose Us

bullet list graphic Not only do we specialize in complex dentistry we provide total care for you. Visit us for your regular check-ups and cleanings!

bullet list graphic Dr. Shiotsu has advanced training in General & Sedation Dentistry.

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Goichi Shiotsu, DDS Logo - Mercer Island Dentist
2825 80th Ave SE, Suite 3
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
(206) 232-3600
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