Aerosols Generated during Endodontic Treatment: A Special Concern during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

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CE Hours: 1.0

Description: The aims of this study were to investigate aerosolized microorganisms generated during endodontic emergencies and nonsurgical root canal therapy (NSRCT), to assess the spread of airborne microbes, and to verify the spatial distribution of airborne microbial spread.

  • Describe the primary transmission route of COVID-19 aerosol spread.
  • Recognize relationships between dental procedures and the risk of aerosol spread.
  • Examine the impact of COVID-19 on how dental care is delivered.

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9 Questions
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5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
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1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available

Mason Bahador, DMD

Rayyan A. Alfirdous, DMD

Theeb A. Alquria, DMD,*‡

Ina L. Griffin, DMD,*

Patricia A. Tordik, DMD, FICD,*

Frederico C. Martinho, DDS, MSc, PhD*