Can the American Dental Association’s interim guidance to minimize the transmission of COVID-19 be modified to include recommended procedures to avoid the generation of aerosols? Dr. Marcelo Araujo and Dr. Dave Preble explain why, during the current pandemic, treatment options that do not generate aerosols are preferable from an infection control perspective, the current scrutiny of what procedures are defined as aerosol-producing, and how dentists can use clinical judgment and ADA guidance when deciding what procedures to perform.
Get complete information about the ADA’s interim guidance to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission here: https://www.ada.org/en/member-center/coronavirus-resource-toolkit-for-ada-members/covid-19-transmission-and-emergency-care-q-and-a?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=cv-pm-guidance-qa&utm_campaign=covid-19
Please note: The information presented in this video was accurate as of April 7, 2020. Because of the ever-changing nature of both COVID-19 and healthcare recommendations, information in this video is subject to change. For the latest updates about COVID-19, visit ADA.org/virus.