- When did you last have your dental checkup?
- How often do you your dental checkup?
- dental /DEN-tl/
- survey /SUR-vey/
- nationwide /NEY-shuhn-WAHYD/
- fear /feer/
- sickness /SIK-nis/
[adjective] – relating to the teeth
Have you already made a dental check-up appointment?
[noun] – an examination of opinions, behavior, etc., made by asking people questions
A new survey found that 58% of individuals didn’t know where their heart was.
[adjective] – existing or happening in all parts of a particular country
A nationwide survey was announced yesterday.
[noun] – an unpleasant emotion or thought that you have when you are frightened or worried by something dangerous, painful, or bad that is happening or might happen
The boy did not display any signs of fear even when the waves grew high.
[noun] – the condition of being sick
There’s a lot of sickness around this winter.
Despite concerns about the spread of Covid-19 in dental offices, Shenkin said disease control strategies have shown progress in protecting patients and employees. Though a November study stated in The Journal of the American Dental Association found that parents can book pediatric dental appointments with confidence, Shenkin said. The U.S Occupational Safety and Health Administration recognizes dentists as a very high risk for Covid-19 exposure. However, actual infection rates among dentists have remained low. Many who seek treatment face delays, however. Nearly a quarter of those parents who have tried to book pediatric dental care since the pandemic reported waiting times longer than average, the C.S. Documented survey from Mott.
- According to the article, what are children missing out?
- Who is Jonathan Shenkin?
- How many percentage of parents have avoided seeking care at all?
- What did Shenkin said about disease control strategies?
- Do people who seek treatment face delays?
- How did you feel after reading the article?
- Do you agree with Shenkin’s statement about children having dental checkups? Why?
- Would you still have your dental checkup during a pandemic?
- Do you also recognize dentists as a very high risk for Covid-19 exposure? Why?
- How often do you have your dental checkup? Why?