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Orofacial Manifestations in COVID-19 Patients, Health Challenges and Dental Practice Recommendations during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Clinical Update

Shaveta Sood, Monia Sharma, Shalini Gugnani, Sonia B Bhardwaj

Keywords : Coronavirus disease-2019 pandemic, Oral manifestation, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2

Citation Information : Sood S, Sharma M, Gugnani S, Bhardwaj SB. Orofacial Manifestations in COVID-19 Patients, Health Challenges and Dental Practice Recommendations during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Clinical Update. 2024; 12 (1):44-48.

DOI: 10.5005/djas-11014-0042

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Published Online: 30-04-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has posed a challenge to healthcare system globally; dentistry being no exception. As the duration of a pandemic is increasing and new strains of the virus are being detected in various parts of the world, the dentist should be familiar with the list of oral manifestations and implications of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). This will not only play an important role in diagnosing carriers but also equip the dental fraternity to deal with a surge of otherwise not-so-common oral diseases. Viruses are not new to the oral cavity, but here oral manifestations have importance in the detection of asymptomatic carriers of SARS-CoV-2. This article aims to compile available literature relevant to the oral health perspective in the era of COVID-19.

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