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New Guidance Permits US Dentists to Reopen, But Some Still Harbor Coronavirus Fears

May 26, 2020
by ABC News


In emails blasted to their patients, America’s dentists are announcing their return from the coronavirus lockdown.

“WE ARE OPEN,” was the all-caps heading for one email from a dentist in Miami.

“We are beyond ready to get back to work and see everyone that we have missed so much!” said another, from a dentist in Washington, D.C.

The emails were landing just days ahead of new guidance this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which lays out public health and safety recommendations that allow for non-emergency dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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