The Dental View by Dr. Steven Shrader Is it Safe to Go to the Dentist

Dentistry is an essential health care service because of its role in evaluating, diagnosing, preventing or treating oral diseases, which can affect systemic health. Beyond teeth and gums, the mouth also serves as a window to the rest of the body and can show signs of infection, nutritional deficiencies and systemic diseases. As the US Surgeon General stated two decades ago-oral health is integral to overall health. Additionally, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has acknowledged dentistry as an essential service needed to maintain the health of Americans so they can sustain their health and livelihoods and live resiliently during the…

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