Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
Review

Coronavirus Disease 2019- Challenges Today and Tomorrow in Orthodontic Practice: A Review

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Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Al-Badar Rural Dental College & Hospital, Gulbarga, India

Turk J Orthod 2021; 34: 61-67
DOI: 10.5152/TurkJOrthod.2021.20057
Read: 114 Downloads: 81 Published: 11 March 2021

From the start of 2020, the world has witnessed the biggest health and humanitarian crisis in the modern century named coronavirus disease 2019. The rapid spread of infection created chaos and confusion across the globe. Like all other health professions, a timely and major reorganization of orthodontic services is challenging. Unlike other medical emergencies, an orthodontic emergency does not require immediate attention in most cases. With advances in the modern web-based communication systems, minor problems can be managed online in orthodontic practice. During an emergency, however, orthodontists have a moral obligation to treat and manage patients under the World Health Organization guidelines and protocol. 

Cite this article as: Kondody RT, Sana S, Reddy R, Fatima A, Bangi SL. Coronavirus Disease 2019- Challenges Today and Tomorrow in Orthodontic Practice: A Review. Turk J Orthod 2021; 34(1): 61-7.

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