Category Archives: Dentistry and Coronavirus

Dentistry and Coronavirus

Oral hygiene habits and possible transmission of COVID-19 among cohabitants

Oral hygiene habits COVID 19

Oral hygiene habits and possible transmission of COVID-19 among cohabitants To find out whether misuse of dental hygiene, in terms of certain dental habits, may facilitate the spread of COVID-19 among cohabiting individuals. Methods 302 COVID-19 infected (PCR +) subjects cohabiting with someone else at home were selected for an observational cross-sectional study. An anonymous online […]

Dentistry learns to live with COVID-19 as incidence and earnings bifurcate

Dentistry learns to live with COVID-19 as incidence and earnings bifurcate

Dentistry learns to live with COVID-19 as incidence and earnings bifurcate LEIPZIG, Germany: COVID-19 infections have increased dramatically in many countries—particularly in Europe—as the northern hemisphere inches towards its second pandemic winter. Third-quarter results of major dental manufacturers, however, suggest that dental markets have learned to live with the disease. Patient volumes may not have […]

Emergency dental care triage during the COVID-19 pandemic

dental care COVID-19 pandemic

Emergency dental care triage during the COVID-19 pandemic Abstract Introduction Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, from 23 March 2020, routine dental treatment was stopped by the Chief Dental Officer, with the emphasis towards urgent dental care only. Aim To evaluate the activities of the emergency service at a secondary care Urgent Dental Care (UDC) hub during the […]