Covid 19 pandemic unveiling the opportunities and challenges in orthodontic training

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Edition V25N3 | Year 2020 | Editorial Editorial | Pages 7 to 8

Flavia Artese

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted every single aspect of society, with most professions having to rapidly adapt to the new circumstances, and these were affected at different levels due to specific demands of contamination control. In the USA, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) early on classified Dentistry as a ‘very high-risk’ category, having doctors, staff and patients themselves exposed to aerosol-generating procedures. Clearly, this contamination risk not only impacted orthodontic practice, but also orthodontic training.



Artese F. Covid 19 pandemic unveiling the opportunities and challenges in orthodontic training. Dental Press J Orthod. 2020 May-June;25(3):7-8.

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