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Mason Motz, 6, was at the dentist’s office to get teeth pulled when Dr. Amy Luedemann-Lazar noticed a different issue: He was tongue-tied.

USA TODAY

Dr. Scott Asnis’ dental office in Bellmore, New York, looks a lot different than it did in February.

Today, after checking in inside – where you and the receptionist are separated by a plastic barrier – you are asked to wait in your car until your dentist is ready to see you.

Once called back, you must don a face mask, while dental technicians take your temperature and have you wash your hands thoroughly. Then they ask that you gargle with a peroxide solution to kill any bacteria inside your mouth.

Once in the chair, technicians at the dental chain he founded, Dental365, will not use the typical tools to clean your teeth. Any aerosols to clean your teeth are not used amid the