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Letter to the Editor - The alarming burden of non-communicable diseases in COVID-19 new normal: Implications on oral health

29 July 2020


A very interesting letter to the Editor which states that the immediate increase in stress and anxiety levels in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, especially in patients with Non Communicable Diseases (such as oral diseases and chronic conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancers)  can deteriorate adherence to health-promoting behaviours, including oral hygiene. It also states that Oral health promotion programs and tele-dentistry applications are now needed more than ever to stabilize the curve of oral diseases. Read it in full here