April 28, 2020
The Government of Ontario has declared a State of Emergency and issued an Emergency Order, closing all non-essential businesses. Health care and social services have been identified as essential businesses and regulated health professionals, including dentists, are permitted to provide urgent care only.
As a result, the College continues to strongly recommend all non-essential and elective dental services provided in person remain suspended until further notice. Emergency and urgent care should continue.
The following updated guidance provides direction for Ontario dentists on the provision of emergency and urgent dental care during the current State of Emergency.
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