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DENTISTS: POLL SHOWS VOTERS SHARE CONCERNS ABOUT MID-LEVEL PRACTITIONERS

Opponents of a bill allowing mid-level dental practitioners to perform procedures like drilling and extractions without direct supervision from a dentist say a new poll shows voters are also concerned about the legislation.

The Massachusetts Dental Society commissioned a MassINC Polling Group survey and released the results on Monday. The poll of 754 registered voters found that 73 percent of respondents did not feel comfortable with the activity permitted under the legislation.


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