A study appearing in the Journal of Periodontology has found an association between poor periodontal health and severity of COVID-19 illness. In a sample of 128 subjects, all of whom were hospitalized due to COVID-19, those with poor oral…
Treatment acommodations may be necessary for patients with this complicated syndrome.
Proper prevention, treatment, and maintenance strategies are integral to achieving positive patient outcomes.
Oral health professionals should be well-versed in the mode of transmission, risk factors associated with infection, and treatment modalities.