What has Changed in the Daily Practice of the Dental Imaging Center During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

2021 • Volume 15 • Issue 1

Gustavo Nascimento de Souza-Pinto; Matheus Herreira-Ferreira; Elen de Souza Tolentino & Lilian Cristina Vessoni Iwaki



A new type of RNA coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) related to acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and responsible for COVID-19 disease has spread around the world, resulting in an unprecedented pandemic. COVID-19 has become an international public health emergency and countless people and sectors have been affected. In this context, individual and collective protection measures were taken, mainly in health care. Dentistry, considered a high risk area, had to undergo changes in relation to biosecurity, including in radiological clinical practice. Thus, this letter aims to comment on these changes during visits to dental imaging centers.

KEY WORDS: COVID-19 pandemic, dental practice.


How to cite this article

SOUZA-PINTO, G. N.; HERREIRA-FERREIRA, M.; TOLENTINO, E. S. & IWAKI, L. C. V. What has changed in the daily practice of the dental imaging center during the COVID-19 pandemic?. Int. J. Odontostomat., 15(1):8-9, 2021.


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