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Pasco Health Department recommends online dental site

Pasco County community news
Pasco County community news [ TMCCARTY80 | Tara McCarty ]
Published Apr. 20, 2020

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County wants residents who are experiencing dental pain or infection to consider checking out if their dentist’s office is closed due to COVID-19. Residents who need emergency dental care can avoid hospital emergency rooms by seeking care from dentists close to where they live. is a national directory of dentists available to patients who might otherwise lack access to prompt urgent dental treatment. Patients may contact any dental office directly to schedule an appointment. Using this dental service for urgent dental needs will help conserve hospital emergency department resources, including personnel time, facility space and personal protective equipment. It could also help reduce the time it takes to get appropriate care for those in need of immediate dental treatment, as well as reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure.