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kazeminejad E, Naghashpour N. Considerations for Dental Care and Preventive Measures for COVID-19 Pandemic. Jorjani Biomed J. 2021; 9 (1) :69-81
URL: http://goums.ac.ir/jorjanijournal/article-1-800-en.html
1- Dental Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , dr.kazeminejad@goums.ac.ir
2- Iranian Dental Association, Golestan Branch, Gorgan, Iran
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The COVID-19 outbreak has led to increasing global concerns about infection control. Amid this pandemic, dentistry could be considered as one of the most high-risk medical sectors for health workers due to the high exposure to patients infected with this deadly virus.After the decline of the steep prevalence of COVID -19 cases, the dental associations have allowed dental offices to reopen under special circumstances by taking the necessary precautions and following the prescribed guidelines to keep both the dentists and their patients safe and healthy during the treatment.
The aim of this review is to present a policy to manage and facilitate the dental procedures in the dental practice routine amid coronavirus by focusing on the patients’ risk level in order to keep the possibility of COVID -19 transmission to a minimum.
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The outbreak of the new coronavirus has led to the covid-19 pandemic, which have necessitated serious consideration in all aspects of social life as well as in the indoor dental management protocols. Paying attention to the principles of infection control in a pandemic, based on knowledge of disease transmission, considerations and appropriate discipline in performing dental procedures is of great importance.
Type of Article: Review Article | Subject: General medicine
Received: 2021/02/11 | Accepted: 2021/03/7 | Published: 2021/03/30

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