Register to attend the IADR Periodontology Research Group webinar “Periodontology and the COVID-19 Pandemic” on May 17, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET, hosted in the IADR WEBINAR CONNECT PLATFORM. Registration is free but required to attend.
The relevance of the oral cavity in the transmission and pathogenecity of SARS-CoV-2 is getting additional relevance. Factors such as the role of saliva, the role of dental aerosols or the impact of periodontitis are under scientific evaluation. All these factors have made dentistry one of the most relevant disciplines in the COVID-pandemic.
- To understand the role of saliva in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and its possible relevance in diagnostic tests.
- To explore the evidence supporting the association between periodontitis and COVID-19 severity.
- To assess the role of aerosols in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2; To evaluate if oral health professionals are more likely to be exposed to COVID-19.