Covid-19 Outbreak – Immediate and long-term impacts on the dental profession

Covid-19 impacts on the dental profession

  • Fazal Ghani Department of Prosthodontics, Peshawar Dental College & Hospital
Keywords: Covid-19 outbreak, Impact on dentistry, Dental professionals, Dentistry

Abstract

The health professions and systems have been challenged evoking heightened reactions around the globe as response to Covid-19. While most heavily impacted, the role of the dental professionals in preventing the transmission and responding to its long-term impacts on dentistry is critically important. This report, while outlining the immediate impact that the Covid-19 outbreak currently has on dental healthcare professionals, it also looks at some heavier impacts that this outbreak might have on the profession of dentistry. As such this manuscript offers some suggestions and recommendations based on personal feeling.

doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.COVID19-S4.2698

How to cite this:
Ghani F. Covid-19 Outbreak – Immediate and long-term impacts on the dental profession. Pak J Med Sci. 2020;36(COVID19-S4):COVID19-S126-S129.   doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.COVID19-S4.2698

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Published
2020-05-19
How to Cite
Ghani, F. (2020). Covid-19 Outbreak – Immediate and long-term impacts on the dental profession. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, 36(COVID19-S4). https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.COVID19-S4.2698