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Dentists in New Brunswick Prepare to Reopen Clinics Under New COVID Protocols

May 12, 2020
by CBC News

After getting the green light from the provincial government, dentists will reopen their offices Wednesday to patients waiting for much-needed dental work.

“It’s been almost eight weeks since the suspension of regular treatment. Since then we’ve been dealing with just dental emergencies,” said Paul Blanchard, executive director of the New Brunswick Dental Society.

Dentists and their staff are preparing to see patients while following the appropriate guidelines provided by the department of public health.

Blanchard said dentists will initially prioritize patients with urgent dental care needs.

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