Aparajita Singh1, Shubham Gupta2, Ruchi Gopal3 and Pratik Surana4*
1Private Practitioner, Pune, India
2RK Dental Clinic, Raniganj, West Bengal, India
3Senior Lecturer, Rungta College of Dental Sciences and Research, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
4Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Maitri College of Dentistry and Research Center, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India
*Corresponding Author: Pratik Surana, Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Maitri College of Dentistry and Research Center, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India.
Received: October 19, 2020; Published: November 09, 2020
The corona virus disease also known as COVID-19, is a viral infection that first reported in Wuhan, China in last month of 2019, which rapidly involve the most of countries in world. Covid-19 infection transmitted through droplet, when a person is in close contact with Covid-19 positive person. Since dental professionals has an unique operatory environment which involve close examination of oral cavity and aerosol generation during the clinical procedures, the risk of Covid-19 transmission from an infected patient is very high. Present article provides the insight of Covid-19 infection and precautions and considerations to the practice dentistry in this pandemic.
Keywords: Covid-19; Dentistry; Pandemic
Citation: Pratik Surana., et al. “Covid 19 - A New Normal for Dentistry during Pandemic". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.12 (2020): 39-41.
Copyright: © 2020 Pratik Surana., 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.