Volume 6 Issue 2 (March - April), 2020

Review Articles

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)- A future challenge for dental practice
Amit Kumar, Alisha

Different viruses have been posing threat to world from time to time and recently in this category a Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus and is causing havoc all over the world. It is a global health emergency with implications to all people who are constantly getting infected. As for all healthcare professionals including Dental Surgeons should help to prevent transmission of the deadly virus. Its a virus affecting both human and non human primates and human-to-human transmission is associated with direct contact with body fluids or tissues or from an infected subject or contaminated objects. This review article highlights the clinical features, aetiology, transmission COVID-19 and the various methods to control its spread and necessary preventive precautions in Dental setups and hospitals. Keywords: COVID-19, Prevention, Dental Surgeon, Dental offices and Hospitals.

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