The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence

Öz From December 12, 2019, a pandemic of acute respiratory syndrome, the novel human coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by a novel β-coronavirus (2019-nCoV) began to grow globally by person-to-person transmission. The production of airborne material during aerosol generating dental procedures would expose dental team and patients to remarkable risk of transmission concerning the face-to-face communication and splattered saliva, blood, and other body fluids. Dental professionals can be a substantial help in preventing the transmission of COVID-19. This study has reviewed relevant current evidences in literature that has addressed the role of saliva and the threats that may be inherent in transmission of the disease during dental procedures. The study also offers feasible proactive and preventive measures for dental practice during the outbreak to block possible person-to-person or indirect transmission in dental settings.

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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { eor809298, journal = {European Oral Research}, issn = {2630-6158}, eissn = {2651-2823}, address = {}, publisher = {İstanbul Üniversitesi}, year = {2020}, volume = {54}, pages = {92 - 100}, doi = {10.26650/eor.20200050}, title = {The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence}, key = {cite}, author = {Hamedanı, Shahram and Farshıdfar, Nima and Zıaeı, Ava and Pakravan, Hamidreza} }
APA Hamedanı, S , Farshıdfar, N , Zıaeı, A , Pakravan, H . (2020). The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence . European Oral Research , 54 (2) , 92-100 . DOI: 10.26650/eor.20200050
MLA Hamedanı, S , Farshıdfar, N , Zıaeı, A , Pakravan, H . "The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence" . European Oral Research 54 (2020 ): 92-100 <
Chicago Hamedanı, S , Farshıdfar, N , Zıaeı, A , Pakravan, H . "The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence". European Oral Research 54 (2020 ): 92-100
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ISNAD Hamedanı, Shahram , Farshıdfar, Nima , Zıaeı, Ava , Pakravan, Hamidreza . "The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence". European Oral Research 54 / 2 (Mayıs 2020): 92-100 .
AMA Hamedanı S , Farshıdfar N , Zıaeı A , Pakravan H . The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence. European Oral Research. 2020; 54(2): 92-100.
Vancouver Hamedanı S , Farshıdfar N , Zıaeı A , Pakravan H . The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence. European Oral Research. 2020; 54(2): 92-100.
IEEE S. Hamedanı , N. Farshıdfar , A. Zıaeı ve H. Pakravan , "The dilemma of COVID-19 in dental practice concerning the role of saliva in transmission: a brief review of current evidence", European Oral Research, c. 54, sayı. 2, ss. 92-100, May. 2020, doi:10.26650/eor.20200050