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Slow Return for Canada’s Dental Offices as Pandemic Restrictions Ease

May 26, 2020
by CBC News


As dental offices start to reopen across the country, the guidelines vary from province to province but the concerns remain the same: having the right protocols and enough protective gear to safely see patients, and seeing enough of them so they can keep the office running.

“It is going to be a little slower,” said Dr. Ken Phillips, of  Royal Centre Dental Group in downtown Vancouver.

“We have to be really careful that we don’t introduce another wave of this pandemic.”

Before seeing a patient with a broken tooth, Phillips and a colleague go through a meticulous routine of gearing up.

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