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Efficacy of personal protective equipment against coronavirus transmission via dental handpieces (August 2021 Article 3)
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JADA August 2021

Background. This laboratory study was done to evaluate the efficacy of personal protective equipment (PPE) and high-volume evacuation (HVE) against the spread of human coronavirus type 229E (HCoV-229E) during a standard dental procedure.

Keywords. Severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2; aerosols; masks; respirators; face shields; personal protective equipment; high-volume evacuation; communicable disease control; dental equipment.