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Archived Webinar- April 6, 2021 Oral Health and COVID 19: Current Case Studies

Other - General Resource
Jun 30, 2021

Oral Health and Covid-19: Case Reports and Current Theories

Speaker: Christopher Bowers, DMD, MS

Objectives:

  • Learn the mechanism whereby SARS-CoV-2 infections target the oral cavity
  • Review recent case reports showing patterns of aphthous-like ulcerations and superficial necrosis in patients with Covid-19
  • Discuss how improving oral health might decrease the severity of Covid-19 symptoms and reduce associated morbidity
  • Understand how oral symptoms may be more severe in immunocompromised┬ápatients including PLWHA