Are Vermonters still visiting the dentist during the pandemic?

Alonzo Osche

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Since being allowed to reopen, dentists have been trying to make sure people are sticking to their appointments and taking their oral care seriously.

According to the Vermont State Dental Society, they are seeing widespread issues.

“I’m hearing from other dentists — and it’s not just Vermont — patients are a little bit nervous, they are pushing things off. I think there is some financial insecurity, as well,” said Dr. Loren Peck, the president of the Vermont State Dental Society.

Peck says some people are apprehensive about their regularly scheduled cleanings and he understands that. But

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