Does COVID-19 Cause Missing Teeth?

Dentistry Today


Does COVID-19 cause teeth to fall out? The New York Times and other outlets are reporting on patients who have recovered from the virus only to lose teeth months later. Dr. Mark B. Desrosiers, chair of the American Association of Endodontists‘ Public and Professional Relations Committee, discusses the complicated relationship between the coronavirus, oral health, and the role that access to care during the pandemic could have played in these and in similar cases.