A Systematic Review

Prevention of aerosol transmission in dental preparation during the corona virus (covid -19) pandemic facing the new normal

Andi Sumidarti

Andi Sumidarti
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia. Email: a_sumidarti@yahoo.com
Online First: August 01, 2021 | Cite this Article
Sumidarti, A. 2021. Prevention of aerosol transmission in dental preparation during the corona virus (covid -19) pandemic facing the new normal. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 6(2): 71-74. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v6i2.1233


Objectives: To prepare for the needs of facing the new normal era in dental practice, especially in aerosol transmission for dental conservation treatment.

Methods: Literature review method. Literature searches are obtained from several literature study sources related to the topics to be discussed.

Results: The spread of COVID-19 infection could be through aerosol transmission generated during dental conservation treatment.

Conclusion: Special precautions are considered to be effective during dental care procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic facing the new normal era.

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