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Volume : 6, Issue : 3, Year : 2020
Article Page : 124-129
The COVID-19 coronavirus as infectious disease was established as pandemic by World Health Organization on 11th march 2020. The various hospitals and dental clinics were closed due to lockdown in various countries of the world resulted in depriving of dental care to the patients as only emergency services were provided during this phase. There was lack of universal guidelines to be followed as standard operating protocols in the initial phase which enhanced the risk of nosocomial novel CoV-19 infection
to the patients and dental staff. In this review article the main emphasis are laid on the assimilation of the standard guidelines to be followed by every dental health professional for prevention of nosocomial COVID-19 transmission and proper management of patients in this phase of COVID-19 pandemic.
Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, Dental emergency procedures, Infection, Severe acute respiratory syndrome2,Teledentistry, Transmission.
How to cite : Sharma N, Nagpal A, Thakur T, Dogra A, Corona virus disease COVID-19 and dentistry. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2020;6(3):124-129
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