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Ontario’s Strict Rules for Reopening Dental Clinics Differ From Other Provinces

May 29, 2020
by CTV News

Reopening Canada’s economy means many businesses will finally be able to bring in some much-needed cash flow. But for dentists in Ontario, reopening their clinics means fulfilling a long list of expensive safety requirements that could be challenging to meet.

Toronto-based dentist Dr. Robert Cappell has already spent tens of thousands of dollars retrofitting his office so he’s ready to restart cleanings and fillings. He’s added glass partitions to prevent the spread of droplets and added new medical filters to purify the air.

On top of that, he’s stockpiled personal protective equipment to protect everyone who steps into his clinic.

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