PHC issued an advisory to dental practitioners for avoiding spread of coronavirus

Lahore:25 March: The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has issued an advisory to the dental practitioners across the province to adopt maximum precautionary measures for avoiding the spread of the coronavirus. The PHC has instructed the dental surgeons to plan visits of their patients in such a way that there is no over-crowding, and display coronavirus-related information material at their clinics. Moreover, dental surgeons have been asked to encourage their patients not to visit clinics unless there is an unavoidable emergency. Besides keeping their hygiene at best and ensuring the availability of disinfectants, antiseptics, sanitiser, and soap for handwashing, the dental practitioners and their staff must use personal protective equipment, including latex gloves, face mask (preferably N95), goggles, disposable gowns, disposable caps, etc, the PHC said.The news.

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