Measures to Prevent COVID-19 in the Dental Office

2020 • Volume 14 • Issue 4

Britto E. Falcón-Guerrero & Guido S. Falcón-Pasapera



On March 11, 2020, the WHO recognized COVID-19 as a global pandemic. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has challenged health systems and demands a quick response reaction, due to the increase in infected people. The field of dental work is subject to a significant risk of cross contamination and spread of this disease, with strict protection measures being very important. The aim of this review is to inform about the measures that must be carried out during treatments in the dental office to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

KEY WORDS: coronavirus, COVID-19, control, prevention, infection, dentistry.


How to cite this article

FALCÓN-GUERRERO, B. E. & FALCÓN-PASAPERA, G. S. Measures to prevent COVID-19 in the dental office. Int. J. Odontostomat., 14(4):468-473, 2020.


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