The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment: Apparel and Masks
added on: December 31, 2020

In the dental practice, personal protective equipment and clothing—such as face masks, eyewear, gowns, and jackets—are essential for not only preventing contamination of street clothing but, most importantly, protecting the skin against exposure to blood and bodily fluids. Personal protective equipment creates a barrier between dental professionals’ skin and the… Read More…

Proper Mask Placement
added on: December 31, 2020

Wearing a surgical mask is a necessity for many doctors, including dentists and surgeons. A surgical mask works in two ways—keeping the doctor’s germs from threatening the patient’s sensitive immune system, as well as keeping the doctor free of illness. In countries like Japan, surgical masks have become an everyday… Read More…


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