Knowledge and awareness of the usage and disposal of masks following various dental procedures among Dental practitioners during pandemic Covid-19.
Author(s): Divya Sri E and Jayashri Prabakar*
Introduction: The risk of getting a coronavirus is getting higher now-a-days. Due to this outbreak situation masks have been recommended as a potential key to overcome this pandemic situation. A face mask is a flexible-fitting and single-use device that covers the nose, mouth and chin. It provides a barrier against potentially infectious droplets. One of the infection control measures is the routine use of face masks. Dentists are more prone to get contracted due to Face-to-face communication with the patients and also due to consistent exposure to blood and saliva which predisposes the dental care workers at a greater risk for 2019 COVID infection... Read More»