With the sudden change impacted on the entire world due to the pandemic, there is no denying that it had created a significant difference in our daily living over the past year. The life that we once knew had changed drastically. The dentistry perspective had changed from everyone’s ability to comply with wearing facemasks and social distancing rules when entering a dental office. What are the relationships between COVID-19 and periodontal disease, you may ask? Systemic inflammation is a symptom of both periodontal disease and COVID-19. Although it is still very early to prove the connection, research conducted up to this day clearly shows the correlation between COVID-19 and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has always been imperative and essential to get treated at its early stage. If you allow it to be left untreated, it can result in tooth loss. Here are some signs and indicators to be aware of if you notice any symptoms:
It is best to notice any abnormality when you are brushing or flossing your teeth to get a thorough dental examination. Getting a comprehensive dental examination will enable us to determine whether or not it is a periodontal condition. If you are still unsure, contact us, and we will be able to schedule an appointment.