MDH Commissioner: Call dentist, don't clog emergency rooms for dental emergencies

Minnesotans with dental emergencies should call their dentists and not go to the emergency room, the Department of Health recommended Sunday.

According to MDH Commissioner Kris Ehresmann, anyone with a dental emergency is being asked to not clog emergency rooms during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Ehresmann recommended they instead call their dentists for emergency treatment.

Minnesota currently has 169 positive cases of COVID-19, including one death.