Poor oral care may affect the accuracy of COVID-19 tests July 29, 2020 -- Failing to maintain good oral hygiene may result in clinically recovered COVID-19 patients continuing to test positive for the novel coronavirus for longer periods of time, according to a study published on July 24 in Special Care in Dentistry. Discuss
Case report: Prepping teeth with no water spray or aerosols July 29, 2020 -- With so much talk surrounding COVID-19 and aerosols in the dental practice, Dr. Joe Blaes did some research and discovered a way to prep teeth that not only minimizes aerosols but also reduces the need for an air water syringe in the operatory. He shares his thoughts in this article. Discuss
Hundreds earn infection control, prevention certificate July 29, 2020 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) and the DALE Foundation said that 600 oral healthcare professionals have earned the OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control Certificate.
2C MedTech launches CASPR Medik July 28, 2020 -- 2C MedTech is teaming up with CASPR Group to bring the company's Medik disinfection technology to dental offices around the world.
Mouth rash may be new sign of SARS-CoV-2 July 23, 2020 -- A rash inside the mouth may be the newest symptom of SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a research letter published online July 15 in JAMA Dermatology. The mucocutaneous lesions appeared in patients at a mean of about 12 days after other virus symptoms began. Discuss