COVID-19 Update: From Vaccines to Aerosols Course Overview

Course Information

CE Hours2
OSDB FormatA-2c
OSDB CategoryB-1
AGD Code148

Recorded on February 5, 2021, this update provides a timely status of practicing dentistry during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Topics covered include: 

  • Aerosols in the dental office. Do you need air/HEPA filtration or extra oral suction?
  • Pre-procedural mouth rinses…..do they help?
  • Oral Health and COVID-19, is there a connection?
  • Update on changes to ADA/CDC Guidelines
  • PPE, has anything changed?
  • Testing, molecular for virus or antigen to virus and serological for antibody testing.  What do you need to know?
  • Vaccines, can they be developed fast and be safe and effective?
  • Evidence Based Medicine during a pandemic, is it possible?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand oral health issues noted during the pandemic.
  • Discover true statements about mRNA vaccines.
  • Learn current data regarding risks for dentists and dental health care personnel to be infected with SARSCoV-2.

To receive CE credit, member dentists must complete an online exam after watching the course. 

Speaker

Thomas M. Paumier, DDS
Thomas M. Paumier, DDS