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N.W.T Dentists Frustrated with Government as Regulations Prevent Them From Going to Communities

November 3, 2020
by CBC

Dr. Pirjo Friedman hasn’t travelled to see her dental clients in smaller N.W.T. communities since March when she was in Łutselk’e, N.W.T.

“We had two more patients to see but yet, we were not allowed to continue … Obviously I have worried about all of those patients,” said Freidman, a dentist with Adam Dental Clinic in Yellowknife.

She said the clinic has a contract with the territorial government to provide dental services to Norman Wells, Łutselk’e, Fort Resolution, Deline, Fort Good Hope, Tulita and Colville Lake. But dental services were immediately put on hold at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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