International Journal of Preventive and Clinical Dental Research

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: 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 33--35

Coronavirus disease-19 and dentistry


Prachi Asnani1, Mohil Asnani2, Nimesh Patel3, Mohammed Muzammil Khan4, Afreen Kauser5, Ashu Soni6 
1 PG Student, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, India
2 Private Practitioner, Chief Endodontist, Aarsh Dental Clinic, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, India
3 Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Goenka Research Institute of Dental Science, Gandhinagar, India
4 Specialist Pedodontist, Ministry of Health, Taif, KSA
5 Senior Lecturer, Department of Orthodontics, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, Karnataka, India
6 Private Practitioner, Specialist Pedodontist, Dr.ashu's Dental Clinic, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Prachi Asnani
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
India

Coronavirus disease 2019 or coronavirus disease, described as a pandemic recently, is a cumulation of respiratory disorders transmitted mainly through droplets from an infected person. Aerosols produced during various dental procedures can cause a high risk of transmission. This report describes measures that can be adopted by oral health-care personnel to minimize the risk of cross-contamination in clinical practice during this severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 pandemic.


How to cite this article:
Asnani P, Asnani M, Patel N, Khan MM, Kauser A, Soni A. Coronavirus disease-19 and dentistry.Int J Prev Clin Dent Res 2020;7:33-35


How to cite this URL:
Asnani P, Asnani M, Patel N, Khan MM, Kauser A, Soni A. Coronavirus disease-19 and dentistry. Int J Prev Clin Dent Res [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Apr 19 ];7:33-35
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