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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37-40

Compendium on safe dental instrumentation in COVID-19

Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Gopi Naveen Chander
Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai-89, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/srmjrds.srmjrds_94_20

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Dentists are at higher risk due to COVID-19. The proximity during patient management, contacts with aerosols and saliva increases the chances to COVID-19 exposure. The patient management under prevailing COVID situation is done with greater preventive measures. Knowledge on virus, mode of transmission, advices on protection protocol to patient, dentist, and operatory units are essential to prevent the disease. Comprehensive protocol and many reports have been proposed on the preventive measures by the various organizations. In addition, it has been appraised periodically. In these situations, the basics are overlooked and can lead to confusion among the dentists. The review summarizes on the essential recommendations proposed by various organizations that can be followed by the dentists. Further it provides evidence on managing specific aspects on dental procedures, armamentarium, and clinical environment that were overlooked earlier.

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