Airborne Contamination Caused by Dental Handpieces
Dr. Andrei Ionescu
Microbiologist & Dental Materials Researcher
Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns over the role of aerosol generation in the spread of the virus still loom large. Across the globe, multiple research studies are underway to find a workable solution.
Once such study, authored by Dr. Andrei Ionescu, Microbiologist and Dental Materials Researcher from Milan, Italy, centres upon the topographic aspects of aerosol distribution in the dental office.
“Dentists should not just think about aerosol generation as something that spreads the disease. By putting a biocidal agent into the water lines of the dental unit, dentists may be able to use aerosols to spread biocidal agent instead of the disease”.
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