Reducing aerosols is a key step toward effective infection control in the dental setting.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify issues and concerns surrounding dental aerosols, as well as standards established to protect clinicians during the provision of care.
- Discuss management strategies to reduce the risk of pathogenic exposure to aerosols.
- Explain key characteristics of high-volume evacuation, and parameters that can help operators choose the best device for their needs.
This course was issued in June 2022 and expires June 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.