Document Type: Review Article
Depaerment of Implantology, School of Dentistry, San Sebastián University, Santiago, Chile
Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Zulia, Zulia, Venezuela
School of Dentistry, Shahed University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, Ingá University Center, Maringa, Brazil
In the wake of the rising global prevalence of the novel 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there has been much concern over infection control in patients. Due to the characteristics of the dental job, the risk of cross-infection between patients and dental personnel increases. As a result, patients who need dental intervention should consider necessary and preventive care. Therefore, the aim of the present literature review was evaluation the Dental care for patients during the covid-19. It is recommended that patients be screened by phone or video calls as much as possible and that they be questioned about the symptoms of the COVID-19 together with their latest contacts with the COVID-19 cases or hospitalized patients or even regarding their travels to the hearts of the disease. Also, if possible, it is better to examine suspected or confirmed patients with the COVID-19 in airborne infection isolation (AIIRs) or negative-pressure rooms. In conclusion, the protocols presented in this study may be of great help for delivery of dental interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic.