A systematic review of contamination (aerosol, splatter and droplet generation) associated with oral surgery and its relevance to COVID-19

Abstract Introduction The current COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has impacted the delivery of dental care globally and has led to re-evaluation of infection control standards. However, lack of clarity around what is known and unknown regarding droplet and aerosol generation in dent...

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Main Authors: Jennifer E. Gallagher, Sukriti K.C., Ilona G. Johnson, Waraf Al-Yaseen, Rhiannon Jones, Scott McGregor, Mark Robertson, Rebecca Harris, Nicola Innes, William G. Wade
Format: Article
Published: Nature Publishing Group 2020-11-01
Series:BDJ Open
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41405-020-00053-2