Modern Modifed Aerosol Box: An Isolation for oral health care professions during Oral and Dental Procedures during and Post Pandemic Modern Modifed Aerosol Box

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Sreekanth Kumar Mallineni


Aerosols, dentistry, dental operatory, COVID-19


COVID-19 affected healthcare professionals globally and especially dentists. This vulnerable disease transmits through contact and is airborne. Most of the dental procedures are aerosol generated and these aerosols in dental practice tend to transmit acute respiratory infections like COVID-19. Recently there are a few authors who recommended the use of the aerosol box to reduce the aerosol count in the dental setting. However, the purpose of the manuscript was to describe and recommend a reformed aerosol box design with a stand to practice safe dentistry. 

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