Effects Of Covid 19 On Dentistry - A Review
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 1709-1714
AbstractPeople affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) out of proportion are also at high risk for oral diseases and experience oral health and oral health care inconsistencies at high rates. COVID-19 has led to reduced hours of dental practices or even closure except for emergency services. Dental care includes aerosol releasing procedures that may increase the transmission of virus. This pandemic offers a chance for the dental professionals to change towards procedures without much aerosol, preventive approaches to care and away from surgical interventions. Regular barrier changes to oral health care access during the pandemic could have a valid impact if maintained in the future.
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