Dentist Offices Work To Protect Patients And Employees


Last updated 7/21/2020 at 1:54pm

After the North Carolina Dental Society issued a recommendation that dentists treat only emergency cases on March 16, dentist offices in Brevard closed for two months. They have now reopened and are operating under strict protocols.

"When we contact a patient, we have a COVID-19 form that is like a questionnaire we ask," said Misty Powell, a dental hygienist with Alvaro Lopez Family Dentistry on North Broad Street. "It consists of: have you felt feverish in the last couple of weeks, have you had difficulty breathing, flu like symptoms, have you experienced recent loss of taste or smell, an...

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