Aerosol Reduction In Dentistry: Minimizing Risk Of Covid 19


  •   Bhanu P. Lakhani

  •   Apoorva Sharma

  •   Varun Sanwalka

  •   Pulkit Lakhani


Introduction: The challenging times of COVID 19 pandemic pose a greater risk to dental professionals and patients. Since the worldwide outbreak, dental offices have been advised to disrupt regular functioning.

Aim and Objective: This article aims to discuss measures of infection prevention and control, special procedural recommendations to minimize disease transmission while reducing aerosol generation, surface disinfection and careful waste management to assist dental offices to limit the risk of COVID 19.

Conclusion: Adhering to the principles of infection control and non-aerosol generating practices in dental office could help control disease transmission, keeping the dental professionals and the patients safe.

Keywords: AGPs, coronavirus, dentistry, ppe


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Lakhani, B., Sharma, A., Sanwalka, V., & Lakhani, P. (2020). Aerosol Reduction In Dentistry: Minimizing Risk Of Covid 19. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2(3).