Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Mini Review Volume 5 Issue 9

COVID-19 and Dentistry: A Review

Ferial Hamed Almokayad*

Dental Intern, Almustaqbal University, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Ferial Hamed Almokayad, Dental Intern, Almustaqbal University, Saudi Arabia.

Received: August 06, 2021; Published: August 26, 2021

Abstract

  Covid-19 is from family member of coronavirus. COVID-19 has as its etiologic agent the severe acute respiratory syndrome, spreading globally, resulting in the 2019 - 2020 pandemic, as announced by the World Health Organization (WHO). The first cases of the infection were reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and January 2020. The spread of infection by droplet of infected person, the infection rapidly spread across the world, Dentists are often the first line of healthcare worker are primary responses for these lesion, as they work in close contact with patients. The entire dental teams should be alert and keep patients and themselves in a safe environment by wearing PPE and following the guideline from WHO.

Keywords: Covid-19; Dentistry; Infection Control

References

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Citation

Citation: WFerial Hamed Almokayad. “COVID-19 and Dentistry: A Review”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.9 (2021): 152-153.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Ferial Hamed Almokayad. 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.




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