Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

Somya Banerjee

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

  • Review Article   
    Emergencies and Urgencies in Orthodontics and their Home Management during COVID-19: A Review
    Author(s): Somya Banerjee*

    Introduction: The outbreak of corona virus disease in 2019 has brought immense struggle in the routine life of each and every individual across the globe. Dental healthcare is no exception to that. India is facing second wave of corona virus pandemic. With the lockdown in place in order to prevent the spread of corona virus, dental services cannot be provided instantly to the individuals in need. Emergencies during on-going orthodontic treatment are not uncommon and these emergencies demand prompt orthodontic management for the relief of pain and discomfort. Because of closure of dental services, these emergencies have to be dealt at-home by the patient which is to be done under the constant surveillances of an orthodontist. This article provides a brief overview of the emergencies that are to be expected during various phases of orthodontic treat.. View More»

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