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‘It’s Been Hell’: COVID-19 Restrictions Leave Woman With Broken Tooth and in Pain

April 29, 2020
by CBC News

On the very day Nova Scotia shut most dental clinics due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jennifer Allen bit into a carrot and broke a back tooth.

A month later, she’s still in pain.

The Halifax woman called her dentist in March and he told her to take Advil and Tylenol to manage the nerve pain.

He couldn’t see her in person due to restrictions introduced to combat the spread of the virus.

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