Our Clinics & COVID-19: Your Safety

The Faculty of Dentistry is committed
to keeping our dental clinics safe and open.

To ensure a safe environment for patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, our clinics have implemented protocols and physical space changes mandated by the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, the Quebec Order of Dentists, and McGill University.

All patients are thoroughly screened before treatment, and all staff are screened daily prior to work.

We have implemented mandatory masking and physical distancing, reduced waiting times and implemented traffic controls in our clinics.

To reduce any risks associated with aerosol generating procedures, all patients are provided with a pre-procedure rinse, all such procedures are performed in closed rooms where we have installed HEPA filters, and staff have been supplied with the PPE necessary to work safely and to keep our patients safe.

Community clinics:

The Undergraduate Teaching Dental Clinic is open and implements the same infection control protocols listed above. Community clinics in the Faculty of Dentistry's Service to the Community Program are open and have applied the necessary infection control protocols to ensure the health and safety of patients in the community.

Please consult mcgill.ca/coronavirus for further updates on COVID-19 at McGill and Frequently Asked Questions.

Dental Clinic
The safety of our staff and patients remains our first priority. The Faculty of Dentistry will continue to implement the proper infection control protocols as necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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