International Journal of Dental Sciences

International Journal of Dental Sciences


International Journal of Dental Sciences
International Journal of Dental Sciences
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2021)

COVID-19: Its impact on dentistry


Karandeep Singh Sandhu, Ramandeep Kaur Sohi, Monica Arora, Esha Bali, Ravinder Pal Singh

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant burdens globally. Health-care workers have continued to provide care for patients despite exhaustion, personal risk of infection, fear of transmission to family members. Dentists are exposed to the highest risk of occupational respiratory and droplet infections by working face-to-face with patients. There has been a significant increase in stress levels due to the uncertainty of the working conditions among Dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic period. Hence an evolutionary phase is required in Dentistry with better working protocols, better mental health support, and a focus on strategies to face future such emergencies is required.
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Karandeep Singh Sandhu, Ramandeep Kaur Sohi, Monica Arora, Esha Bali, Ravinder Pal Singh. COVID-19: Its impact on dentistry. International Journal of Dental Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 20-22
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