Special Issue "Dental Care and Oral Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic"

A special issue of Medicina (ISSN 1648-9144). This special issue belongs to the section "Dentistry".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 11 September 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Cesare D Amico
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Guest Editor
Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences, Morphological and Functional Images, School of Dentistry, University of Messina, 98100 Messina, Italy
Interests: material science; oral health; public health; oral surgery; biomaterials
Dr. Pier Paolo Poli
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Guest Editor
Implant Center for Edentulism and Jawbone Atrophies, Maxillofacial Surgery and Odontostomatology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: bone grafts; bone augmentation; bone regeneration; bone substitutes; dental implants; peri-implantitis; oral surgery

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The current SARS-Cov-2 pandemic has caused confusion in the clinical and academic world. Moreover, this emergency condition, despite the protocols that were promptly drawn up, caused delays on all fronts, related to non-urgent and postponable medical care. Even in the dental field, the emergency led to delays in treatment and the application of more stringent protocols, often ending up in postponing less urgent treatments with important consequences for the patients oral health. The goal of this Special Issue is to disseminate the knowledge regarding the current Sars-Cov-2 pandemic with related applications in the medical-dental field. Manuscripts of different types concerning this topic will be considered, both clinical studies, trials, systematic reviews, and prospective studies or proposals on new protocols or on new scientific evidence regarding the dental clinic and Sars-Cov-2 infections.

Dr. Cesare D Amico
Dr. Pier Paolo Poli
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Medicina is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1500 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • Sars-Cov-2
  • pandemic
  • oral health
  • dental office
  • medical settings
  • protocols

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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