Aerosol Control Using Dental Extractor Technology
Equipping operatories with portable extraoral aerosol extractors can improve the safety of care by helping contain dental bioaerosols.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain dental aerosols and spatter, and concerns over aerosol-generating procedures in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Describe mitigation strategies that can help control spatter and aerosols in dental settings.
- Discuss key factors in the purchase decision when introducing a dental aerosol extractor to the clinic.
This course was issued in November 2021 and expires November 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.