COVID-19 Dental Elf blogs


Since the 25th of March we have published a number of dental blogs relevant to COVID-19.

The blogs cover topics such as dental teams’ generic risk of disease, baseline risk of covid-19, asymptomatic patients and the risk of community spread, digital thermometers, mouthwash use, surgical mask types, gown types, eye protection, face shields, PPE donning order, free-standing clean air machines, accuracy of covid-19 diagnostic tests, international recommendations for re-opening or re-structuring dental services and guideline development.

Blogs published between the 25th March and the 14th May are available below.

14th May

Re-opening of dental services: A rapid review of international sources

13th May

PPE: Which comes first, the mask or the gown?

12th May

Dentistry, Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) and the Covid-19 Antibody Test

11th May

Eye protection equipment for preventing transmission of COVID-19 in primary care

8th  May

What is the most appropriate gown/apron for preventing Covid-19 contaminated fluids transfer in dental practice?

4th  May

Mouthwash; can it reduce levels of Covid-19 in the mouth?

30th Apr

How much extra protection does an FFP3 mask offer in the dental surgery?

25th Mar

Surgical masks versus N95 respirators

Photo Credits

Photo by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash



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