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Dental Checkups, Groceries, Funerals Pricier Because of COVID-19

June 3, 2020
by Montreal Gazette


At the offices of Dr. Taras Konanec, patients can expect to see an extra charge on their next dental visit, thanks to COVID-19.

The Montreal dentist is adding a set fee to visits as suggested by his professional association to compensate for increased expenses. Most of his colleagues are doing the same.

“Patients who are just seeing a hygienist will be charged $20,” Konanec said. “But if you’re seeing a dentist as well, that means two sets of protective equipment and additional measures, so we set a fee of $40.”

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