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Edmonton-Area Dentists Offer Free Virtual Consultations During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2020
by CBC News


A group of Edmonton-area dentists are using technology to offer free dental consultation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The group hopes its new website will take unnecessary pressure off hospital emergency rooms and offer a service that’s currently difficult to obtain.

Earlier this month, Alberta dental clinics were ordered to suspend all appointments and services except for emergencies.

The dentists behind 780dentist.com say their service offers a consultation, which can help patients get pain medication, or put them in touch with a dentist if the situation requires it.

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