Ossama A AlKhatib1*, Samar MF Saati2, Muhanad O AlKhatib3, Delia O Alkhatib4 and Alaa A Albasher5
1Assisting Professor, Specialized Dental Center and Dental School, Jeddah, KSA
2Department of Periodontics, Dental School, Syrian University, M.S. Polyclinics, Jeddah, KSA
3Dental School of Illinois, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
4Nanopharmaceutical Researcher, Biochemistry Department, KAU, Jeddah, KSA
5Riyadh ELM University, KSA
*Corresponding Author: Ossama A AlKhatib, Assisting Professor, Specialized Dental Center and Dental School, Jeddah, KSA.
Received: August 08, 2020; Published: August 31, 2020
The environmental circumstances create further risk factors that affect severity and duration of oral and periodontal diseases; Corona Virus (COVID-19) makes trouble changing of immune defenses which result in damage the tissue cells at several vital areas of the human body, and may convert the mechanism and symptoms of patient diseases. Till now Corona viral pandemic has been changing the patient social lifestyle and affected dental clinical practice, and becomes more critical for infection control against all infectious diseases that should be managed before starting treatment of bacterial periodontal disease and other dental problems. Many new requirements become in need to extend our educational understanding about how these infectious viral or bacterial diseases will contaminate people and are transferring from person to person, especially in dental clinic during practice on patient, and how much to drew attention for additional protective procedures to the patient who still has been looking for a new different managements. So that our concepts should be changed to correspond to all new patient required demands after corona virus pandemic.
Keywords: Corona Virus Pandemic; Environment; Immune Defenses; Infectious Diseases; Protective
Citation: Ossama A AlKhatib., et al. “Corona Virus (COVID-19) Impact on Patient Environment in Dental Practice". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.9 (2020): 176-182.
Copyright: © 2020 Ossama A AlKhatib., et al. 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.