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How Pandemic Stress is Showing Up in the Oral Health of Nova Scotians

January 5, 2021
by CBC

Dental professionals in Nova Scotia are seeing signs of pandemic stress in mouths.

Wendy Stewart, president-elect of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, says over the past few months she has noticed more patients show up with oral health problems to the dental centre where she works in Fall River, N.S.

One issue is an increase in plaque buildup on people’s teeth.

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