QUEEN CREEK, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Like a lot of other preventative appointments, the dentist is getting skipped because of COVID-19.
Dentist Alex Matheson at Matheson Dentistry and Implant Center estimates about 20% of patients are canceling or rescheduling their appointments. He said that could hurt you in the long run if you get COVID-19.
“I want to maintain my appointments because I want to keep my health,” said patient, Tom Cassutt. “I’m a big believer in if you got good health, it will help you fight any disease including COVID.”
Matheson said he has the right idea. Cleanings get rid of bacteria in your mouth.
“One of the things research has shown is when we