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Evidence behind AGPs and Risk of Transmission of COVID-19 to Dentists

covid research review

A research article by Rabia Sannam Khan*, Cemal Ucer and Simon Wright
ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute and Hospital, 24 Furness Quay, Salford, UK
Citation: Rabia Sannam Khan., et al. “Evidence behind Aerosol Generating Procedures and Risk of Transmission of COVID-19 to Dentists: A Systematic Review”. EC Dental Science 19.10 (2020): 259-269.
*Corresponding Author: Rabia Sannam Khan, ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute and Hospital, 24 Furness Quay, Salford, UK.


Introduction


Across the globe, spread of COVID-19 outbreak has made it the most challenging public health issue and emergency. Dentistry has been
classed as the most high-risk profession of aerosols production via AGPs. COVID-19 spread where has no evidence of spread and assumed
to be predominantly transmitted via direct contact and droplets, guidelines to safely practice dentistry and correct use of controlled precautionary measure is the way out in order to reduce the risk of transmission [1-3].”