COVID-19 and Dentistry-A Perspectiveâ€‹
Mithra N Hegde1* Shazeena Qaiser2, Nidarsh Hegde3
Journal Title: Journal of Dental Health and Oral Research
The novel Coronavirus (nCoV-19) pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China, has become a major public health challenge all around the world. Due to the inherent transmission characteristics of the virus, i.e., through droplet infection or airborne, dental professionals are at a higher risk of exposure. This review gives a preliminary insight into the disease spread and highlights the crucial elements to be considered in terms of recommendations, guidelines, preventive measures, patient management protocol, current medications, and pipeline drugs.