JICDRO is a UGC approved journal (Journal no. 63927)
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-93

Novel Coronavirus brings a New Challenge for Oral Health-Care Professionals

1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, RR Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Swami Devidayal Hospital and Dental College, Panchkula, Haryana, India
3 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Tarun Vyas
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, RR Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jicdro.jicdro_54_20

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A flare-up of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 [SARS-CoV-2]) started in the city of Wuhan in China and is viewed as another strain that has not been distinguished earlier in people. SARS-COV-2 dominatingly causes sickness that ranges from the basic virus to progressively SARS. Clinical highlights of the disease involve respiratory side effects as fever, hack, brevity of breath, and sore throat. Assessment and treatment of patients during COVID-19 pandemic is a test for the dental experts because of close face to face contact with the patients, thus implicating the requirement of prudent disease control measures. This article reviews the dental contemplations during COVID-19 flare-up in dental settings and prescribed administration conventions to dental experts in influenced territories.

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