Consultant Periodontist, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding Author: Tanusha Sharma, Consultant Periodontist, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Received: July 23, 2020; Published: August 27, 2020
The outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has influenced every aspect of human life. Medical professionals, especially dentist are at a very high risk of getting infected. Because of close contact with infected patients dental professionals can easily be infected. Due to the characteristics of the hospital settings, the positioning of clinician and patient the risk of cross infection is high. For dental clinics and hospitals which are under the containment zone affected with COVID-19, major infection control protocols are highly recommended. This article focuses on the challenges and implications for a dental professionals during novel Corona virus disease (COVID-19). Dental practitioners need to be aware and prepared for tackling corona disease.
Keywords: Coronavirus; COVID-19; Dental Professionals
Citation: Tanusha Sharma. “Challenges and Implications for Dental Professionals during Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.9 (2020): 171-175.
Copyright: © 2020 Tanusha Sharma. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.