Open Access Research Article

How Can We Handle Pandemic in the Dentistry and Prosthetic Clinic? Recommendations and New ApproachesHow Can We Handle Pandemic in the Dentistry and Prosthetic Clinic? Recommendations and New Approaches

Zeynep Yesil Duymus and Reem Abdulrahim*

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey

ORCID 0000-0002-9767-0080

ORCID 0000-0002-8544-801x

Corresponding Author

Received Date: February 17, 2021;  Published Date: March 24, 2021


To display an overall review of present literature concerning coronavirus disease and dentistry as it is a matter of global concern, necessitate an alteration in dental and laboratory fields; and suggested sterilization schedules in current issue. Many recommendations have been suggested to handle many prosthodontic measures and effects of currently pandemic on prosthodontic applications, research, and learning. Comprehensive electronic search of literature related to Covid-19 and dentistry was inspected including different database articles. Various guidelines recommended by several international and national institutions and organizations such as World Health organization (WHO), and different Prosthodontics societies were included to gather the required information pertaining to possible source of spread of Covid-19 in Prosthodontics order regarding patient management and clinical strategies. The Covid-19 initiates the need to arrange a balanced program during protecting the dental professionals and treating patients at the same time. Strict application of guidelines and disinfection protocols should be evaluated with risk/advantages ratio assessment to conflict such un-matched pandemic disease.

Keywords: Covid-19; Pandemic; Dentistry; Prosthodontics; Recommendations

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