The Action Of Dr. Gear Related To Covid Issue 19
HealthReplies.com, is it true that for the time being it can not be done to remove and patch adult teeth? I just went to one of the clinics in Cikarang, the intention of the heart wanted to pull out or patch my cavities. But the info from the registration section for the extraction or patching was temporarily eliminated. pharmacy but the results for eating are still sick. Thank you.
Thank you for the question.
Spread of COVID-19 can occur through inhalation or ingestion of droplets (sparks of airway mucus) that contain viruses. This droplet can not only come out when the patient is talking, coughing, sneezing, or spitting, but also when performing dental care procedures, including removing or filling teeth. Therefore, in order to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19, if the facility where you want to carry out dental care procedures is not equipped with sufficient PPE (personal protective equipment), unless there is an emergency reason, this procedure can be delayed, especially if the dental health facility is located in the local transmission area of COVID-19.
Indeed, cavities can cause very disturbing pain. However, compared to this condition, the risk of COVID-19 transmission will be far more dangerous. Our advice, you first relieve the pain that arises by taking paracetamol drugs, warm compresses on the outside of painful teeth, more diligent brushing your teeth after every meal and before going to bed, rinse with salt solution, and limit the habit of consuming foods or drinks that are too cold, hot hard, also sticky. If the pain still appears unbearable after this method, you can check yourself in to a larger health facility, where the dentist and health care workers are equipped with PPE to be safer from the risk of disease transmission.
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