Mangaluru, May 16, 2020: Dental clinics in Dakshina Kannada District will open their services from Monday 18th May 2020, said a release from the Dakshina Kannada Branch of Indian Dental Association.
Indian Dental Association requested all dentists to strictly follow the protocol as prescribed by Dental Council of India while operating their clinics.
The association appealed the patients to obtain prior appointment even for consultation by calling up the clinic before visiting. All social distancing norms should be strictly followed inside the clinic. Patients should compulsorily wear mask while entering clinics and accompanying persons should be avoided except in cases of young children’s, elderly patients and medically compromised individuals.
Patients with symptoms of fever, cough, cold, sore throat, shortness of breath and loss of smell & taste sensation should not visit any dental clinic and get themselves checked in the nearest fever clinic, said the release