›› 2020, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (2): 145-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2020.02.001

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Management on prevention of new coronavirus infection in periodontal treatment

QIAN Jie-lei, SHU Rong   

  1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology & Shanghai Research Institute of Stomatology, National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, Department of Periodontology, Shanghai Ninth Peoples Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200011, China
  • Online:2020-02-28 Published:2020-03-20
  • Supported by:
    Shanghai Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases (19MC1910600); National Natural Science Foundation of China (81570977); Innovative Research Team of High-Level Local Universities in Shanghai; Shanghai Municipal Education Commission—Gaofeng Clinical Medicine Support (2015523).

Abstract: Currently, corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causedsevere acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a highly contagious disease. The epidemic situation was so severe that the accumulative number of confirmed diagnoses in China reached more than seventy thousand24:00, Feb. 18, 2020. This paper, based on the etiological and epidemiological characteristics of the virus, introduces the infection prevention protocols for COVID-19 before, during and after the periodontal treatment for the reference of stomatologists. Proper prevention methods can reduce the risks of nosocomial infection, prevent further spreading, ensure the safety of the medical staff and patients, and then ensure both medical quality and safety.

Key words: corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19), periodontal treatment, treatment of emergency, infection control