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Lack of PPE, Conflicting Guidelines Slow Reopening of Dental Clinics

June 12, 2020
by CP24


A lack of personal protective equipment and conflicting guidelines for COVID-19 practices between dentists and dental hygienists are delaying the reopening of many practices, the association representing dentists said as the province began the second stage of its reopening plan this week.

Dr. David Stevenson, a former president of the Ontario Dental Association who is now the head of the group’s return to practice task force, said the resumption of services – permitted by the government in late May – has been slow.

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