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Global Scenario of Teledentistry during COVID-19 Pandemic: An Insight

Gyanendra Kumar, Ferah Rehman, Lubna Al-Muzian, Deema Farsi, Shilpa Hiremath

Keywords : Corona, Diagnosis, Emergency

Citation Information : Kumar G, Rehman F, Al-Muzian L, Farsi D, Hiremath S. Global Scenario of Teledentistry during COVID-19 Pandemic: An Insight. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2021; 14 (3):426-429.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1952

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-09-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

With the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, dentistry has faced a halt as it involves face-to-face interaction with patients which had to be suspended for quite some time. Teledentistry (TD) can offer an innovative solution to resume dental practice during this pandemic. This paper gives an insight into the practice of TD being used in various countries to aid in the management of dental problems arising during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) era. It also reviews the utilization of TD for academic institutions to facilitate educating dental students across the globe.


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