A trip to the dentist’s office might look different amid the coronavirus pandemic — but experts say that’s no reason to miss your check-up.
According to Dr. Chad Gehani, the president of the American Dental Association (ADA), dental health is “vital to overall health.”
“Many times people do not comprehend that teeth are attached to the body, to the bone and head, and that it is as important to take care of their teeth as their organs,” he said. “Most of the dental diseases are preventable and, if detected in an early stage, they are very inexpensive and they are very easily treatable. If you let the oral condition go for too long a period of time, it can become more complicated later on.”
Gehani said that he himself was experiencing some negative effects of not having been able to go to the dentist for