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CANTILLO-ACOSTA, Lisbeli  y  SANCHEZ-FERNANDEZ, Nivia Ernestina. References on the prevention of COVID-19 in the Dental Service. Rev. inf. cient. [online]. 2020, vol.99, n.2, pp.188-197.  Epub 03-Mar-2020. ISSN 1028-9933.


Dental care exposes acting personnel to the risk of infection and of acquiring the coronavirus-2 disease, called COVID-19.


To provide a theoretical reference on COVID-19 to support the preparation of stomatologists for risk perception and self-protection in the current conditions of this pandemic.


At the General Teaching Hospital "Dr. Agostinho Neto", between March and June 2020 a narrative review was made on this topic through a search in different bibliographic databases: Pubmed/Medline, ScienceDirect and SciELO.


It was found articles by several authors that contribute to the knowledge of the prevention of the new coronavirus in the health services.


Taking into account the way of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 reveals that oral medicine specialists are one of the health science professionals with the greatest risk of illness from COVID-19, therefore, it is necessary to set up the essential theoretical bases for its prevention and diagnosis, which are reflected in this article.

Palabras clave : new coronavirus; prevention; biosafety; Dental medicine.

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