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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 3)

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Page : 316-321

Keywords : Corona Virus SARS MERS Dentistry Aerosols Saliva;

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The recent emergence of Corona virus (COVS)outbreak appeared as a bolt from the blue for the whole world. Patients infected with COVS may be present in the outpatient dental department. The main source of transmission of the COVS is by droplet, thus healthcare professionals that perform aerosol-generating procedures such as dentists needs to be updated about the nature of the disease. The patient and the dentist oftenshares a close contact while an ongoing dental treatment and the saliva being regarded as a potential source of the virus, a knowledge about the disease and necessary preventive measures is required. This article aims to highlight the basic about the Corona virus infection and its possible relation with dentistry.

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