Dental staff from Victoria’s Urban Smiles dance to *NSYNC for a music video promoting the clinic’s reopening. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Dental staff from Victoria’s Urban Smiles dance to *NSYNC for a music video promoting the clinic’s reopening. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

VIDEO: Victoria dental staff dance to *NSYNC to promote reopening

Urban Smiles staff ‘want you back’ after closure in response to pandemic

A group of Victoria dentists and dental staff danced in the street Friday afternoon in a bid to get their patients ‘back.’

Staff from Broughton Street dental clinic Urban Smiles danced to the *NSYNC’s I Want You Back in a set of brightly-coloured scrubs sewn by one worker’s grandmother. The ’90s hit was chosen to demonstrate that the clinic ‘wants its patients back,’ now that some of B.C.’s COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.

The dental clinic closed in mid-March due to staff attendance at a Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver where there was a confirmed case of COVID-19.

The clinic reopens June 1 with safety protocols in place.

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