In the dental health-care setups, the environmental object and surfaces are expected to be infected by the COVID virus wherein definite procedures are performed. Consequently, these objects and surfaces, particularly where COVID-19 patients are being treated, must be appropriately cleaned and sanitized to stop further spread.
The present article is intended for providing protocols about the cleaning and disinfection of objects and surfaces in the circumstances of COVID-19 for Dental operatories.
Studies evaluating the surface characteristics of the virus as well as effective disinfection measures have been documented.
Various chemicals in different concentrations have a virocidal effect. The devices introduced include used UV radiation and ozone.
These changes in dental clinical practice are needed to save humanity by preventing further transmission of disease.
Keywords: COVID-19, Disinfection, Disinfection protocol, NaOCl, Hydrogen peroxide, Dental operatories.