Why can COVID-19 cause a loss of taste and smell and when does this problem require more serious investigation? What can we do about bleeding gums? What can be the symptoms of dry mouth? Why is the jaw joint clicking? What is the role of wisdom teeth? – These issues will also be addressed at the final stop of Semmelweis Health Days on May 27th. Subscription to the program online is free, but pre-registration is required.
In the event taking place on May 27th, the Semiloys University School of Dentistry and the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery will present a total of twelve related presentations and counseling opportunities. Through lectures, those interested can learn about, among other things, a mobile application that allows them to safely improve oral hygiene habits in their homes, without personal contact, even during a pandemic.
It will also discuss the causes of sleep-related respiratory distress, also known as sleep apnea, and the role that anatomical abnormalities in the oral cavity and pharynx may play in this disease. Typical symptoms include loud snoring, sleep apnea, and daytime sleepiness.
Many of the presentations at the event will also address oral tumors, as the number of people affected by the disease is increasing worldwide today. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Hungary ranks first in Europe and third in the world for this type of disease. In Hungary, twice as many people die from oral cancer each year as traffic accidents. In addition to smoking and alcoholism, HPV can also be a cause of disease. In addition to all this, there will also be talk of bleeding gums, which is one of the common diseases of our time. The lecture explores what leads to loose teeth and how to prevent gum disease.
Taste and smell disorder caused by COVID-19 has been a concern of many in the recent past. The scientific presentation of the department of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery will also discuss the cases in which a doctor should be consulted regarding this problem, where the injured are treated, and what are the examinations that patients must undergo for an accurate diagnosis and possible treatments. to.
In this event, those interested can also obtain useful information about children’s teeth: from the deciduous teeth to the remaining teeth. The presentation will guide students through the process of tooth development and replacement, as well as at what age, what prevention strategies or, if necessary, what treatment professionals will use for deciduous and permanent teeth.
The event will be joined by the Center for Health Development with personalized nutrition and lifestyle counseling.
In celebration of its 250th anniversary, lectures at the May 27 event at Simmelweis University’s Interactive and Residential Public Health Program are free, but registration is required. Detailed program and recording of lectures Available here.