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First Published
06 Mar 2014
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Periodontal Management during COVID-19 Pandemic: Mini Review

Published Online: 17 Jul 2021
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Received: 13 Aug 2020
Accepted: 02 Mar 2021
Journal Details
First Published
06 Mar 2014
Publication timeframe
3 times per year

A few cases of pneumonia were reported by Wuhan Municipal Health Commission in Wuhan, Hubei Province, Republic of China and this mysterious pneumonia was recognized as novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the course of time on 31 December 2019. Based on the literature knowledge, COVID-19 outbreak was came into existence through an animal-to-human transmission, then continued human-to-human diffusion. Especially dentists among the medical professionals are at high-risk group of SARS-CoV-2 virus contamination because of several routine dental procedures having the risk to convey the SARS-CoV-2 virus via droplets and close contact. In this mini review, it was aimed to give information about patient management during COVID-19 pandemic for dental practitioners, periodontologists and dental hygienists.


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