Clinical complications, deconstructed: COVID-19 and its effects on oral health

May 16, 2022
While the widespread effects of COVID-19 are lessening, there are still ramifications on oral health that dental professionals must be aware of. Here’s a compilation of the best information on the subject.

We’ve compiled some of the best material on SARS-CoV-2 and its effects on the oral cavity and other systemic issues. From oral manifestations in COVID-19–positive patients to loss of smell and taste, here are some clinical observations dental professionals need to know about.

Enjoy the slideshow, and check out our other clinical complications gallery: bleeding after extraction, sources of implant pain, and more

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