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What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

The American Dental Association has issued guidelines on what constitutes a dental emergency, which include, but are not limited to: severe dental pain, surgical post-operative osteitis, abscess, tooth fracture, dental trauma, dental…

US Leads the World in the Number of COVID-19 Cases

With more than 85,000 cases, the United States has now outpaced China with its number of known COVID-19 infections. The death toll is at 1200. The virus continues to make its way across the US with new entries into the Midwest and Southern…

Diversifying the Healthcare Workforce With Dentists

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise at a rapid pace, public health experts warn that a shortage of medical personnel may be on the horizon. New York’s Department of Health is currently asking retired physicians to come back…

Bad News About the Novel Coronavirus’ Longevity

Recent research published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the novel coronavirus can remain viable in aerosols for up 3 hours, on copper for up to 4 hours, on cardboard up to 24 hours, and on plastic and stainless steel…