Solutionreach paper focuses on dentists' vaccine queries
February 10, 2021 -- Solutionreach has published a free white paper that can help dentists answer the most common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Read More
COVID-19 vaccines may be causing orofacial reactions
February 8, 2021 -- The two COVID-19 vaccines being given to patients in the U.S. and other countries have been linked to orofacial adverse drug reactions such as temporary facial paralysis, according to a brief report published on February 1 in the Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine. Read More
Mouthwash plus nasal spray may cut SARS-CoV-2 transmission
February 4, 2021 -- Gargling with a mouthwash and using a nasal spray containing povidone iodine may significantly reduce viral load in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19, according to a research letter published on February 4 in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery. Read More
20 states allow dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines
February 4, 2021 -- At least 20 states have allowed dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a February 3 ADA News article. California, Oregon, and Georgia are among the almost two dozen states that have moved to allow dentists to administer COVID-19 injections. Read More
WHO releases animated videos on COVID-19 care
February 1, 2021 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has released three short, animated videos that describe recommended procedures to prevent COVID-19 infection when screening, triaging, and receiving people who seek oral healthcare. Read More
Canadian dental students, faculty to give saliva for COVID-19 study
January 29, 2021 -- Dental and dental hygiene students, faculty, and support staff at Canada's 10 dental schools will soon volunteer their saliva for a COVID-19 study, according to a story published on January 27 by UM Today. Read More
Calif. shields dentists giving COVID-19 vaccines
January 29, 2021 -- In a bid to ramp up sluggish rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the state, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has given dentists and other healthcare professionals protection from liability when administering COVID-19 vaccines. Read More