Shaftesbury Dentist Warns Of Increased Patient Charges Due to COVID-19

Dentists can re-open today but the owner of Shaftesbury’s Ivy Cross Dental Surgery is concerned that his costs have escalated due to COVID-19.

Patients will be facing increased fees at most private practices in the future. Geoff Cockrell tells The Alfred Daily how much PPE kit he will now be required to wear and how prices of this equipment have rocketed.

Dentists will end up seeing fewer patients too, as Geoff explains.

Listen at 1:19.