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COVID-2019 among dentists in the United States: A 6-month longitudinal report of accumulative prevalence and incidence (June 2021 Article 1)
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JADA June 2021

Background. In 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the America Dental Association released COVID-19 infection control interim guidance for US dentists, advising the use of optimal personal protection equipment during aerosol-generating procedures. The aim of this longitudinal study was to determine the cumulative prevalence and incidence rates of COVID-19 among dentists and to assess their level of engagement in specific infection control practices.

Keywords. Severe acute respiratory syndrome; dentistry; infection control; aerosols; dental care.