Aerosol Awareness: The Next Stage in Optimal Protection
September 28, 2021
It is essential to remove the spray mist from the patient's mouth to prevent it from escaping into the procedure areas.
HVEs reduce 90% of aerosols when used with properly sized and designed vacuum systems.
Safety doesn’t stop chairside in the operatory or in the sterilization center. The most effective aerosol mitigation efforts extend through to the mechanical room and outside the practice.
Dental practices have always been at the leading edge of infection control. However, as new research expands the evidence on the potential pathways of infection, the dental industry is becoming more aware of what to target – and how.
Preventive techniques and advanced equipment designs are proving more effective in reducing aerosols during dental procedures. Learn about updated research, protocols, and systems to create the safest working environment.