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Is there a Link Between Oral Hygiene and COVID-19?

A new study titled “Could there be a link between oral hygiene and the severity of SARS-CoV-2 infections?” was published in the latest issue of the British Dental Journal. This new study speculates that there may be a connection between SARS- CoV-2 infection and “bacterial load.”

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Can mouthwash inactivate COVID-19?

Good news coming from UConn Health where research has proven that a simple method of rinsing with a diluted version of over-the-counter Povidone-Iodine (PVP-I) oral rinse can inactivate viruses like the coronavirus and prevent transmission in as little as 15 seconds.

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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes on Oral health

It’s no secret that smoking and oral health do not mix, and fortunately cigarette smoking has been on a steady decline for decades. That being said, Electronic Cigarettes have seemingly taken the place of traditional smoking and have become the new norm.

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