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Canadians Should be Brushing, Flossing Teeth More Often Amid Pandemic

April 27, 2020
by CTV News


Canadians are being advised to take extra care in maintaining their oral hygiene amid the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent a surge in serious oral health problems once dental offices reopen.

In an interview with CTV News Channel on Sunday, the president of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) said Canadians should try to keep their mouths healthy during this time as they find themselves eating more snacks while staying at home.

“With respect to dental care, obviously this is a time where there’s more attention required to the basics like brushing or flossing more often because we probably are snacking and eating a lot more throughout the day than we may have been accustomed to,” Dr. Kim Hansen said.

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