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State health officials prohibit all non-essential, routine dental care for a month

Posted at 10:32 AM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 11:32:55-04

If you have a dental check-up or cleaning scheduled soon, you'll be hearing from your dentist.

The state Deparatment of Health has issued an order to all dentists to cancel all routine, non-essential dental procedures until April 16.

All dental providers are directed to contact their clients to notify them, a post on the state's board of dentistry's website states.

Here's the official memorandum: