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Updates to Regina Dentistry Program Highlight Industry-Wide Issues

Proposed updates for Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s dental assistance program have revealed a shortage of dental care providers and a greater need for more specialized training.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced Wednesday morning that much-needed changes would be made to its dental program this year, including enhancing the sterilization centre and ventilation systems, renovating two of three wings on the clinical floor, creating 31 enclosed operatory suites, purchasing new equipment for enhanced training, and building a chair-side clinic space.

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