Dental care professionals are at an increased risk of cross infection while treating patients.This occupational potential for disease transmission become evident initially when one realises that most human microbial pathogens have been isolated from oral secretions. Because of repeated exposure to micro-organisms in blood and saliva, incidence of certain infectious diseases has been significantly higher among dental professionals than observed for general population.
|Number of pages
|Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
|Published - 01-04-2018
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis