The world has been in a formidable
circumstance due to Covid 2019 and because of its
severity to spread, a shift from conventional dental
practice to a more up to date technique is required in the
dental work environment or institution.
Teleorthodontics is being practiced in this pandemic
period for the diagnosis and to carefully guide the
patients. Subsequently, an endeavor has been made to
investigate the information, attitude, and awareness with
orthodontists in regards to the utilization of
teleorthodontics during COVID-19.
Materials and methods: A review was done on around
100 orthodontic experts. survey consisted of 11 questions
that was managed through online platform. The data
accumulated was collected and investigated and the Chisquare test was used for the assessment of frequencies.
Results: It was seen that 95% of orthodontic experts had
information in regards to teleorthodontics and an
positive outlook toward teleorthodontics was shown by
more youthful age group professionals. Around 92.3%
accepted that teleorthodontics can save dental
specialists' time and 86% answered that the new
innovation can be useful in decreasing the expense of
treatment for patients.
Conclusion: The information, awarenness, and
perspectives were found to be satisfactory among
orthodontic experts. More youthful professionals had a
more uplifting perspective toward teleorthodontics, and
there was a general positive outlook for utilizing
teleorthodontics as a temporary option for direct
understanding contact in COVID-19 pandemic time.