Background. The route of transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 has challenged dentistry to improve the safety for patients and the dental team during various treatment procedures. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of dental evacuation systems in reducing aerosols during oral prophylactic procedures in a large clinical setting.
Authors. Montry S. Suprono, DDS, MSD; John Won, DDS, MS; Roberto Savignano, PhD; Zhe Zhong, DDS, PhD; Abu Ahmed, MS, PhD; Gina Roque-Torres, DDS, MSc, PhD; Wu Zhang, MD; Udochukwu Oyoyo, MPH; Paul Richardson, DDS, MEd; Joseph Caruso, DDS, MS, MPH; Robert Handysides, DDS; Yiming Li, DDS, MSD, PhD
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