Study Shows Potential of Dental Practices for Public Health Surveillance

A recent study published in the Journal of Dental Research marks the first COVID-19 testing survey of asymptomatic patients in a dental setting. The paper showed the potential for dental offices to be viable and powerful locations for public health surveillance. The authors of the study identified dental offices as a good location for research for several reasons.

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Study Shows the Mouth is an Important Site for COVID-19 Infection

The oral cavity is an important site for COVID-19 infection, a recent study in Nature Medicine found. The researchers set out to better understand the "involvement of the oral cavity" in COVID-19. What they found has implications for the growing understanding of COVID-19 and the continued global effort to reduce the transmission of the virus.

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Tips for New Dentists: How to Thrive on Your First Day in Dental Practice

From making employment decisions, to risk management strategies, to choosing a professional liability carrier, our "Tips for New Dentists" series has covered important information as you prepare for your first year of practice. Now, we want to focus on that very first day. What can you do to make it as smooth as possible? Here's how to set yourself up for success.

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