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LEWISVILLE FLOWERMOUND HIGHLAND VILLAGE EDITION

2020 HEALTHCARE EDITION

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VOLUME 3, ISSUE 8 | JUNE 3 - JULY 7, 2020

Primary care providers adapt; patients urged to continue routine checkups Preventive care in a pandemic

Local health professionals said more patients have started putting o ff preventive health care for fear of being exposed to the coronavirus—a trend doctors said is likely to cause more harm than good. Some medical and dental o ffi ces that were deemed nonessential had to temporarily close or cancel appointments in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, in accordance with guidance from o ffi cials, these o ffi ces were permitted to begin reopening May 1. BY ANNA HEROD CONTINUED ON 16

“SO FAR, I’VE SPENT ABOUT $20,000 TO IMPLEMENT ALL OF THE ADDITIONAL SAFETY MEASURES IN THE OFFICE TO PROTECT ME, MY STAFF AND MY PATIENTS.” DR. WILLIAMWYATT OF FLOWER MOUND DENTAL

Dr. WilliamWyatt studies a dental X-ray at Flower Mound Dental. (Courtesy Flower Mound Dental)

SPONSOREDBY • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital—Denton HEALTH CARE EDI T ION 2020

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