COVID-19 AND ITS EFFECTS ON DENTISTRY: BRIEF REVIEW ON ITS TRANSMISSION AND DENTAL INTERVENTIONS

  • Muhammad Imran Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Ali Asif Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Azad Ali Azad Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Hassam Anjum Mir College of Dentistry, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Qamar Ishfaque Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Saad Mansoor Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Corona virus, COVID-19, Dental emergencies, Preventive measures

Abstract

COVID-19 is pandemic across the world and with ever growing number of cases in Pakistan, information
regarding its transmission, diagnosis and treatment is very important. Dentists are very vulnerable to corona
virus infection as shown by WHO data. So it is very important to take stringent preventive measures and only
deal dental emergencies to minimize risk to dental health care workers.

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Published
2020-08-07
How to Cite
Imran, M., Asif, A., Azad, A., Mir, H., Ishfaque, Q., & Mansoor, S. (2020). COVID-19 AND ITS EFFECTS ON DENTISTRY: BRIEF REVIEW ON ITS TRANSMISSION AND DENTAL INTERVENTIONS. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 70(1), S389-93. Retrieved from https://mail.pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/4938
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