COVID-19 and Other Outbreaks

COVID-19 and Other Outbreaks

As of November of 2020, there have been more than 56 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide. While 39 million of those have recovered, the virus has claimed the lives of over 1.3 million people, with many cases still active. While an outbreak of this size and severity is...
Can Mouthwashes Fight the Spread of COVID-19?

Can Mouthwashes Fight the Spread of COVID-19?

While not directly testing against the COVID-19 virus, researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine looked at a number of products and their effectiveness against coronaviruses which are similar to COVID-19. Among the products in the study were antiseptic rinses...
COVID-19 + Gum Disease Can Be Deadly

COVID-19 + Gum Disease Can Be Deadly

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: January 10, 2021 Can gum disease kill you? In combination with COVID-19, you have a higher risk of death if you find yourself hospitalized with COVID-19. The connection between the mouth and the health of the rest of the body is not something to be...
Should I Visit My Dentist During COVID-19?

Should I Visit My Dentist During COVID-19?

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are trying to stay home as much as possible and are avoiding any appointments they feel could be unnecessary. But should you avoid seeing your dentist because of the risk of COVID-19? A paper published in the British Dental...
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