Coronavirus Pandemic Archive

Dentists seem to be at Lower risk to COVID 19 as compared to General Public

COVID-19 has been known to transmitted due to close contact between the infected with non-infected person, this keeps Dentists at greater risk of getting COVID 19 as they are not just in close contact to the patient but are exposed to aerosols or droplets. It has been shown it studies that droplets are the main [&hellip

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How Simple Oral Hygiene steps can reduce COVID-19 Severity

With the presence of COVID-19 crossing one and a half years and lots of research being conducted, it has been found that COVID-19 virus can travel to patients Lungs through the Saliva. It has been found that people with Gum Disease who have become COVID positive have more chances of it spreading to the Lungs [&hellip

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Oral Symptoms of Mucormycosis – Diagnosis and Treatment

Mucormycosis or Black Fungus Infection as it is being called is a Fungal infection affecting the Nasal, Oral regions more commonly. The other regions which it affects less commonly are Eyes, Cerebral, Lungs, etc. Mucormycosis is usually seen affecting people with reduced immunity – AIDS/HIV patients, patients on Corticosteroid medication – Organ transplant patients, auto [&hellip

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Coronavirus seen in the cells of the Oral Cavity – COVID-19 in Saliva

Coronavirus progression is being studied and according to an international team of scientists COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 is found to infect the cells of the mouth. It is known that Lungs and Upper Respiratory tract is the common site or Primary site of infection of the virus along with other less commonly affected parts like the [&hellip

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Oral Manifestations of COVID-19 or Coronavirus

COVID-19 or Coronavirus has affected the whole world for more than an year now, from its onset Dentists have been the most affected in terms of exposure to the virus along with the Oral Implications of it. Oral Manifestations of COVID-19 have been found to be one of the parameters which need to be dealt [&hellip

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Safety tips for using UV lamps or Ultraviolet (UVC) for Sterilization in Dental Clinic

Ultraviolet radiation is a type of Electromagnetic radiation which ranges between the wavelength of 100 and 400nm and are divided into three types based on their wavelength. When exposed to UV radiation even for a short duration of time can cause harmful effects, hence it is very important to make sure that proper care is [&hellip

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What is Infection and various Types of Infection

Infection is the lodgement and multiplication of a microorganism in or on the tissues of a host constitutes an infection. The host tissue or body is invaded by the disease-causing organism which multiples in the host tissue leading to infection of the host. There are different types of Infections based on the micro-organism involved – [&hellip

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Personal Protective Equipment in Dentistry during Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus diseases or COVID-19 has taken over the world with all countries coming to a standstill having complete to partial lockdowns, Dentistry has been hurt the most as we have to deal directly with aerosols and are the most prone to be infected. This brings forward the need for proper PPE or Personal Protective [&hellip

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Can I Visit Dental Clinic during Coronavirus Lockdown – For Dental Patients

Coronavirus Pandemic has affected the whole world without leaving a single country and has affected all aspects of life which include Dental Treatments as well. All Dental Associations across the world have announced every Dental Clinic to close down all treatments except Emergency procedures by following strict protocol by having Personal Protection Equipment for Dentist [&hellip

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