The ADA released new guidelines during the active COVID-19 crisis and beyond to minimize the risk of viral exposure and transmission between patient and practitioner. With the Dental Dam now strongly suggested for use during dental treatments, we have developed a new dam frame that acts as a high-power suction device for aerosol containment during dental care
These technologies should NOT be used as replacements for conventional and approved Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”). All technologies highlighted on this page were created as exploratory studies conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina in an effort to further protect the safety, health and well-being of our care team members and patients in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unless otherwise noted, these technologies have not been industry-tested, have not been NIOSH approved, have not been otherwise certified to provide any level of personal protection, and have not been FDA cleared.
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