EC Dental Science

Review Article Volume 22 Issue 2 - 2023

Bioaerosols and Splatters Management in Dental Practice: An Update after COVID-19 Pandemic

Neelam Das*

Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, Rama Dental College Hospital and Research Centre A-1/8, Lakhanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Neelam Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, Rama Dental College Hospital and Research Centre A-1/8, Lakhanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Received: December 01, 2022; Published: January 30, 2023

Dental experts, dental hygienists, dental partners, and other medical care workers are at risk of contracting diseases due to bioaerosols and splatters from dental instruments including air needles, ultrasonic scalers, and rapid turbine handpieces. Increases in the spread of diseases including influenza A, hepatitis D, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) are blamed on the usage of sprayers (SARS). There are new worries about the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at a dentistry clinic, where patients and employees are in close quarters and may be exposed to bodily fluids such as spit and blood. The information was translated by include documents that satisfied the inclusion criteria, such as those on spray the board, dental sprayers, dentistry and Coronavirus, dental unit waterlines, pre-procedural mouth flush, high volume draw evacuators (HVE), and CDC regulations. The importance of dental safety and its practical application are discussed, and a variety of methods for its regulation are examined in this article.

Keywords: Aerosols; COVID-19; Dental Unit Waterlines; HVE; CDC

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Neelam Das. “Bioaerosols and Splatters Management in Dental Practice: An Update after COVID-19 Pandemic”.”. EC Dental Science 22.2 (2023): 73-86.