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‘Excited to Move Forward’: U of T Faculty of Dentistry Students, Patients Slowly Return to Campus Clinics

After months of near total shutdown, students and their patients at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry clinics are gradually returning to campus while observing a host of new COVID-19 safety protocols.

The school’s graduate specialty clinics began slowly reopening on July 6, while undergraduate Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) students who are transitioning from year three to year four resumed seeing a backlog of patients as of Aug. 4th. The staggered reopening has involved a number of important adjustments, including a reduction of patient capacity and the implementation of new health and safety protocols.

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