Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Here's how COVID-19 can affect your mouth

(HealthDay)—A lost or altered sense of taste, dry mouth and sores are common among COVID-19 patients and those symptoms may last long after others disappear, Brazilian researchers report.

Medical economics

Health care disproportionately spent on white Americans

(HealthDay)—Differences in health care utilization across racial and ethnic groups explain the majority of inequities in U.S. health care spending, according to a study published in the Aug. 17 issue of the Journal of the ...

Dentistry

Medicaid expansion of dental care can increase access

When public health insurance like Medicaid expands its dental coverage, by increasing the types of procedures it covers and the total amount a dentist can spend on an individual patient, more dentists will locate to the expansion ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dental mitigation strategies to reduce aerosolization of SARS-CoV-2

Limiting infection transmission is central to the safety of all in dentistry, particularly during the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, yet many dental procedures unavoidably generate aerosols. In the study "Dental Mitigation ...

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