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Nanaimo Dentist Among Dental Professionals Urging Province to Include Them in Phase 2

January 29, 2021
by Troy Landreville, mycomoxvalleynow

A Vancouver Island dentist is joining the chorus of dental professionals calling to be included in Phase 2 of B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout.

Last weekend, the BC Dental Association wrote to Premier John Horgan, urging the province to moved to Phase 2 for these reasons:

  • Dental care is an essential service.
  • Dental professionals are the only health care providers who provide aerosol-generating dental procedures to patients who cannot wear a mask during treatment.
  • Dental treatment is provided predominantly outside a hospital setting.

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