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Abstract

Covid 19 is considered to be a pandemic virus infection. SARS-Cov-2 causes it. It is a viral infection that is transmitted through aerosol and droplet contamination, cross-infection, etc. Dentists are at a higher risk due to this corona. It has affected daily routines of dentist's life as they are unavailable to run the clinic and attend to patients. Different search engines like PubMed, and Google Scholar was used. The questionnaire consisting of twenty questions was prepared by using online survey google forms and circulated among the participants. SPSS software was used to evaluate the results and data collection. Statistical analysis was done by chi-square test. Later, results were being tabulated. This survey that is taken among dental students, dentists, and random public, it is seen that the majority of them are well aware of this recent pandemic attack. (COVID-19). It is concluded that dentists are affected to a significant extent due to coronavirus as their daily routine is affected severely. This study aims to identify the effect on dentist life on a routine basis due to the pandemic COVID - 19.

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Coronavirus dentist aerosol transmission RNA virus pandemic disease SARS-CoV-2

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Akansha Kishen, Anjali A K, Brundha M P, & Muralidharan N P. (2020). Evaluation of the effects of Covid-19 in a dentist’s daily routine - A Survey. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 591-601. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.2858