COVID-19 and Gum Disease – What You Need To Know

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We knew very early in the pandemic timeline that patients with heart disease, diabetes, and compromised immune systems were at greatly elevated risk of COVID-19 complications. As the months have gone on, we have learned a staggering amount of information regarding this disease. Recently, we have discovered a firm connection between COVID-19 and a common […]

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Adults

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An article recently published by ESPN discussed the West Virginia University football program’s postponement of their Fan Appreciation Day due to an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease among the football team.  This sparked a worthwhile discussion topic: what is hand, foot, and mouth Disease (HFMD)? How does it spread? Who is susceptible? And […]