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Much Remains Unknown About Managing Dental Aerosols

The American Dental Association (ADA) is warning dental providers about purchasing products designed to disinfect or eliminate dental aerosols, such as air filters and ultraviolet (UV) or UVC lights, as most practices begin to reopen for…

ADA Provides Guidance on Fitting of N95 Masks

Oral health professionals located in areas with “moderate to substantial community transmission” of the novel coronavirus should wear N95 masks or respirators when performing procedures that increase the risk of transmission, such as those…

CDC Updates Its Guidelines for Dental Practices

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidelines for dental practices on May 19. The new guidance focuses on providing the most necessary dental services first and limiting the risk of an…