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COVID-19 Update: How Directive #2 Affects Dentistry

May 7, 2021

The Ministry of Health has now clarified the impact of Directive #2 for Health Care Providers. It confirmed that this version of Directive #2 is intended to stop procedures that could tax intensive care resources (e.g., procedures that carry higher risks of hospitalization) or utilize health human resources that could be redeployed to intensive care, where needed.

The Ministry has advised us that, in dentistry, the following non-emergent and non-urgent health care surgeries and procedures must cease, effective immediately:

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