Are you performing aerosol-generating procedures safely? January 18, 2021 -- The risk of exposure to infections such as SARS-CoV-2 from aerosol-generating procedures appears low in open plan clinics where there are several feet of distance between bays, according to a study published online January 6 in the Journal of Dentistry. Discuss
Can you use dental drills safely during the pandemic? January 8, 2021 -- Drilling at lower rotation speeds and eliminating the use of dental drills that use both air and water could significantly reduce the spray of aerosols, which may contain SARS-CoV-2, according to a study published on December 16 in the Journal of Dental Research. Discuss
Trained dentists in Calif. can give COVID-19 vaccines January 6, 2021 -- Dentists in California can give COVID-19 vaccines to patients if they complete all required training programs and follow state and federal guidelines, according to the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
What were DrBicuspid's top 10 stories of 2020? January 4, 2021 -- News about the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated nearly all of DrBicuspid.com's communities, so it's no shock that these stories account for eight of our top 10 stories of 2020. Surprisingly, our top story of the year wasn't about SARS-CoV-2. Read on to find out what took the top spot. Discuss