Changes to Dental Practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic
After its emergence in December 2019, COVID-19 has grown to pandemic proportions with over 7.4 million cases in over 200 countries confirmed as of mid-June 2020. The outbreak is causing significant disruption to dental practice worldwide. Speakers from 3 continents will present how the practice of dentistry in their countries evolved throughout the COVID-19 pandemic from both the practitioners and the patients points of view.
After its emergence in December 2019, COVID-19 has grown to pandemic proportions with over 7.4 million cases in over 200 countries confirmed as of mid-June 2020. The outbreak is causing significant disruption to dental practice worldwide. Oral health professionals, dental associations and regulatory bodies are facing diverse challenges to continue providing dental care and promoting the oral health of the population, while at the same time protecting patients and practitioners from the health threat posed by SARS-CoV-2.
Speakers from 3 continents will present how the practice of dentistry in their countries evolved throughout the COVID-19 pandemic from both the practitioners and the patients points of view. Participants will be invited to discuss with the panel members during a 30 minutes Q&A session
- Understand the different regulations and guidance relevant to dentistry that have been put in place in several countries.
- Understand the other issues relevant to dental practice experienced in those countries (e.g. PPE supply, reorganization of care provision/patient intake)
- Understand the impact these measures and issues have had on dental practice (e.g. challenges posed to practitioners and how they’ve been overcome, if at all)
Release date: 2020-07-08 | Expiration date: 2023-07-08
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Thanks for the presentation. Very insightful. God bless
Thank you for very informative presentations.
Is the low infection risk in the Dentistry because practices were closed?
Is pre op mouth rinse with hydrogen peroxide or chlorhexidine becoming a norm?
what is the best way to evacuate the dental office air during practice?
In the new normal we are entering, prevention strategies, especially through oral health education in primary school and at all levels must be emphasised. Some of the cost for these initiatives and community based preventive dentistry should be addressed by food, especially sugar, industry?
How can we to practice safe both for dentists and patients?
The statistic for Dentistry are from the time where the practices were closed or treating only emergency patients after screening, with limited aerosol generating procedures. What is the real risk?
Are there any specific measures to restrict or limit the aerosol infection to dental personal
Has the virus been isolated in aerosol? If so in what numbers?has a lab model been established to show it actually can be transmitted in dentistry?
It is time to rethink Dentistry and how we need to support oral health in the future without depending heavily on the current restorative model
It’s a foggy day indeed in Boston too
Thank you so much for this webinar. We love seeing the representation of colleagues around the world coming together to share knowledge!
Thank you . It was incredibly informative and interesting.
Could the Low number of deaths for dentists be due to them stopping for dental treatment
Thank you once again for the presentations.
What has been the general effect of the covid19 on service fees for dental procedures considering the need to use more PPEs. Is there anything FDI and partners can do to ensure the availability of PPEs at affordable prices?Dr Adeyemi Tope E. from Nigeria.
What’s happened in Italy
Congratulations for these good présentations. Best regards to my friend Dr Edouardo CAVALLE.
Dr Emile CHINA
ventilate the room,does it mean no air conditioners as Nigeria is very hot?
Did the UG students clinical teaching and their clinical exposure decrease, and therefore compared to the previous years was the 2019-20 and 2020-21 new graduates clinical experience compromised / reduced? How did the dental regulators / licencing bodies in your respective countries respond?
what is the ideal disinfectant for surfaces and instruments in the dental surgeries during this times
Dear sir ,Now we can start oral prophylaxis ?
Has the FDI prepared a standard guideline in order to promote standardised oral healthcare practice during COVID-19, noting especially the significant guideline vacuum in LICs
Do not you Think it is important that FDI issue global guidance for dentist on COVID19 and dental practice?
Thank you for the excellent and informative presentations
Any innovative devices for aerosol containment (other than extra-oral suction) on the international platform?
Nick Armstrong, How dangerous are aerosols?
What extra protection should be taken while treating the patient on dental chair
Thank yo for the presentations
Thank you FDI, partners, speakers and participants.
Dr Yetunde Oludare from Nigerian Dental Association
Thanks for the excellent presentation
What suggestions FDI will give for General Dental Practitioners in continuing their practice? Thank u
Thank you Dr sayedin for your presentation and the situation of dentistry in Iran
The ppein is very important what percentage of pts acquired covid in dental practice
what is the advantage of HEPA filters over other methods of air decontmaination?
how effective are extra oral suction for aerosol containment?
Excellent presentation… Please are there recommendations for the clinical training of dental students and resident doctors considering this new normal and the need to carry out aerosol generating procedures while maintaining physical distancing….Dr Adeyemi Tope Emmanuel from Nigeria.
What is the viral load in the saliva and during the aerosol generating procedures?
Good day.Very nice presentations. I’ll like to know if there’s any global data on dentists who have treated confirmed covid19 cases knowingly and the effect of such treatment on the covid19 statuses of such dentists… Dr Adeyemi Tope Emmanuel from Nigeria. email@example.com
Congratulations on the efficiency proven in the combat of COVID-19 for Korea!
Thanks for this webinar FDI. Albert Akhidenor, Abuja, Nigeria
Very nice presentations.
I’ll like to know if there’s any global data on dentists who have treated confirmed covid19 cases knowingly and the effect of such treatment on the covid19 statuses of such dentists.
Also, do we have recommendations for the clinical training of dental students.
Thank you Prof Li for a great presentation
How will dental education be affected? Especially postgraduate training.
What subspeciality will be the most hit by the protocols.
Also please kindly share your slide with me
How can clinical dental students do procedures and sit for clinical examinations in this COVID-19 period? Thanks.
The presentation is very clear. Thank you
Will the surgical mask will do
Kindly I d like to know what is the best way of ventilation system specially in faculties hospital clinics during covid 19 pandemic
Sir please let me know what changes to carry out for Pediatric denristry
Was the lack of interest on participation from the global south? The webinar would have been really rich if it included narratives from the global south which represents most LIC and MICs.
Do you know how many dentists have COVID 19 from working?
I would like to know if the FDI Guidelines could be considered officially and globally accepted? For instance: What kind of disinfectants (ingredients and concentrations) should we use?
While Teledentistry is a great idea, how are dentists doing examinations remotely, if possible?
During panamic how would be online consultation and medication prescription benificial and limitation
Dr. Jayachandran Sadaksharam Chennai TamilNadu
We guess the risk for current condition may be reduced for oral health care providers which use PPE while providing the treatments. Is there any procedures given for patients who maybe exposed while waiting or obtaining the treatment?
How will teledentistry change the dental profession ?
We usually follow prophylactic means what is the difference we will do it after covid
How should the bds passout proceed with .. in this current situation in terms of studies and job
What can be the possible changes in various courses related to dentistry in its due process of learning by the students pursuing dentistry at various colleges ?
How long do our hands stay protect after using an hand sanitizer? This because I heard some sanitizer have a residual effect after use is this true?
Do you agree or disagree that these changes to dental practice will remain in our career for ever?
What changes with the evidence of airborn covid 19 transmission? How should we purify the air after an aerosol producing procedure?
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