Oral Health Group

Less Drilling, Less Germ Spray: Dentistry Adapts to the Covid Era

February 9, 2021
by New York Times

Ann Enkoji normally enjoys seeing her dental hygienist, but when her dentist’s office in Santa Monica, Calif., canceled her cleaning visit last spring, she felt relieved.

She had been wary of keeping the appointment anyway, worried about someone else’s fingers and instruments exploring her mouth at a time when more than 25,000 Americans were contracting the coronavirus daily.

“It’s just too up close in that mouth-nasal region,” said Ms. Enkoji, 70, a marketing design consultant based in Santa Monica.

To view the full story, please click here.

Sign up for Oral Health Group’s weekly e-newsletter to have news delivered straight to your inbox! 

Print this page


Have your say:

Your email address will not be published.