Is it safe to visit the dentist during the pandemic?
Last updated 7/9/2020 at 1:06pm
The Associated Press
Is it safe to visit the dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Dentists can't eliminate all risk, but they are taking steps to minimize the chances of spreading the coronavirus.
You'll likely notice changes as soon as you enter the office. Many dentists have removed magazines from waiting rooms, for example, as well as some chairs to encourage social distancing. They also are spacing out appointments to avoid crowding their offices.
You may be asked to arrive for your appointment with a facial covering and to wait in your car until equipment is cleaned and the dentist is...