Dental clinics increase safety measures amid coronavirus

Alonzo Osche

Gov. Gregg Abbott halted all elective surgeries and non-emergency procedures in late March to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The governor issued another executive order restricting elective procedures in late June, but instead of the broader order from March that applied to all “licensed health care facilities,” that one specifically targeted hospitals.

Dental clinics throughout the state shuttered for about a month, remaining open for emergencies only.

Most dental clinics in Texas have reopened by now and dental care workers say it’s safe to go back to the dentist because of all the safety measures their clinics have

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