Dentist Diagnoses COVID-19 Based on Oral Lesions

Dentistry Today


When a pair of teenage sisters arrived for routine exams in Dr. Gary Bauman’s office with unusual oral lesions, he immediately ordered COVID-19 testing, even though they were otherwise asymptomatic. And the results showed his diagnosis was correct. In this interview, Dr. Bauman discusses the case and what other dentists need to know if similar patients present themselves in their offices.