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Alberta Dental Hygienists, Assistants Raising Alarm Over Reopening

May 11, 2020
by Global News


As dentist offices begin to reopen across Alberta, there are growing concerns about safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We gave a lot of our [personal protective equipment] away when we were told to support our front-line workers,” Melanie Johnston-Dore, a registered dental hygienist, told Global News on Saturday.

A spokesperson with the Alberta government said it is “committed to helping [dentists and dental hygienists] have the proper PPE.”

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