Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Future Challenges and Recommendations for Dental Settings

  • Najmus Sahar
  • Pradeep Tangade
  • Vikas Singh
  • Surbhi Priyadarshi
  • Debashis Roy
Keywords: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Transmission, Infection Control

Abstract

The novel coronavirus outbreak is a contagious disease affecting the countries around the world. The quick advancing nature of pandemic has gripped the entire community making it a public health emergency. Infection control preventive measures are necessary to prevent it from further spreading. Medical practitioners, health care workers and Dentists are at high risk of acquiring and transmission of infection. The virus transmission occurs through respiratory tract, aerosols and droplets. Clinical manifestations of virus vary from mild to severe sickness. This review article mainly emphasizes on all the information collected to date on the virus, and future recommendations for dental settings to manage the further spread of this virus.

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Author Biographies

Najmus Sahar

Post Graduate Student (3rd Year), Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Pradeep Tangade

Professor & Head, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Vikas Singh

Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Surbhi Priyadarshi

Post Graduate Student (2nd Year), Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Debashis Roy

Post Graduate Student (3rd Year), Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0411.02392
Published: 2021-02-22
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Najmus Sahar, Pradeep Tangade, Vikas Singh, Surbhi Priyadarshi, Debashis Roy. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Future Challenges and Recommendations for Dental Settings. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Feb.22 [cited 2021Apr.18];4(11):RV1-RV5. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/392