Almost a year into the pandemic, 1 in 5 Iowans are still delaying oral health care procedures.
DES MOINES, Iowa — It has probably never been many people’s favorite thing to do, but now, even fewer people are going to see their dentist.
Nearly a year after the pandemic first hit, the Iowa Dental Association says that 20% of their patients haven’t returned. The association’s president-elect Dr. Zachary Kouri said fears over COVID-19 are keep some patients away.
“I believe we’re safer than going to a grocery store; I believe we’re safer than going into a gas station or any