Document Type : Review Article
Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, Ingá University Center, Maringa, Brazil
School of Dentistry, Shahed University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
COVID-19 has now been spread worldwide and has become a significant concern. Despite universal attempts for repressing this disease, it increasingly spreads due to the prevalence pattern of the infection. According to a new report made by the WHO situation report (May 16, 2020), 2019-nCoV has affected more than 454395 reported cases. A few facilities of dental care in influenced nations are closed or are merely giving negligible treatments for some emergency cases. The coronavirus (COVID-19) is found abundantly in nasopharyngeal and salivary secretions of the affected patient. It is also transmitted through respiratory particles and contact with the infected surface; that’s why dental jobs and dental professionals are more at risk. Therefore, the present study was an attempt was made to propose epidemiology symptoms and routes of COVID-19 for dental care for patient screening.