The development and implementation of COVID-19 vaccines are essential steps in managing infection rates from SARS-CoV-2 and its variants.
Understanding the clinical presentations, distinguishing features, and treatment protocols of herpes simplex virus type 1 will help reduce the risk of transmission in dental settings.
Proper sterilization monitoring requires a combination approach using mechanical, chemical and biological indicators.
The use of rubber dams in restorative dentistry may help decrease possible clinician exposure to infectious agents — an important consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This overview of COVID-19 vaccine developments explores the ramifications for dental teams and patients.