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Donnish Journal of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

June 2021 Vol. 7(4), pp. 045-048

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Knowledge and Awareness of Dental Team Regarding COVID-19; A Survey-based Study in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Mohammad Alqahtani, Salah Almohana, Abdulmohsen Al Anazi, Yousef Alqublan, Abdulelah Khalid Alanazi, and Saleh Alghufaili

Dental Interns, Riyadh Elm University, Saudi Arabia

Corresponding Author's Email: salah.a.almohna@student.riyadh.edu.sa

Accepted 5th June, 2021.



Abstract


Introduction: Healthcare workers (HCWs) of all levels and groups are involved in caring for patients with this highly transmittable pathogen. COVID-19 has posed serious occupational health risks to HCWs due to their frequent exposure to infected individuals. Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional study conducted among the dental professionals of Saudi Arabia using an online survey. Results: 350 dentists including general practitioners as well as specialists/consultants were used in this study and were contacted using social media. Conclusion: The overall level of dental healthcare workers regarding the COVID-19 situation is satisfactory.

Keywords: COVID-19, Dental healthcare workers, Knowledge, Saudi Arabia.

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Mohammad Alqahtani, Salah Almohana, Abdulmohsen Al Anazi, Yousef Alqublan, Abdulelah Khalid Alanazi, and Saleh Alghufaili. Knowledge and Awareness of Dental Team Regarding COVID-19; A Survey-based Study in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Donnish Journal of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene 7(4) 2021 pp. 045-048.


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