Control the Aerosol Risk
Precautions must be taken to ensure both clinician and patient safety during ultrasonic instrumentation.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define the risk posed by dental aerosols in the treatment setting.
- Describe the proper protocol for protecting clinicians and patients from aerosols and spatter exposure during ultrasonic instrumentation.
- Identify the role and importance of high-volume evacuation in the prevention of infectious disease transmission through aerosols and spatter.
October 2017 – October 2020