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Aerosols in nonsurgical therapy – a risk for dental professionals?

Prof. Magda Mensi , Dr. Marcel Donnet

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Aerosols in nonsurgical therapy – a risk for dental professionals?

Prof. Magda Mensi , Dr. Marcel Donnet

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Join Prof. Magda Mensi and Dr. Marcel Donnet on their webinar “Aerosols in nonsurgical therapy – a risk for dental professionals?” and learn all about aerosols and how to best manage them in your practice. Research has shown that aerosols generated during nonsurgical therapy procedures can be reduced by as much as 95% if and when the correct technique is implemented.

Learning objectives:

  • Fully understand the meaning of aerosols and their facts
  • Are aerosols a risk for dental professionals?
  • Tip and tricks on how to best reduce aerosols
  • Improve clinical skills and knowledge on PPE routine

This webinar will be concluded with a LIVE Q & A giving you the opportunity to ask all your most pressing questions.

 

Release date: Thursday 23rd July, 2020, 12:00 PM

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136 Comments

  • Miss Bianca Knol says:

    Very usefull information. Thank you!

  • Anonymous says:

    merci pour votre intervention

  • Prof. Dunia Sabea says:

    thank you for this included view. What is your plan for the dental teaching clinics which occupy about 20 dental students? Dr. Dunia Sabea/Dean of Dental College/ Iraq.
    Prof. Dunia Sabea

  • Mrs. Laura King says:

    Thank you, very torough, good night

  • Anonymous says:

    In the UK. FGDP recommend four handed dentistry with HVE to reduce aerosols. That statement includes treatment carried out by Hygienist/therapist. Why is different in other countries ?

  • Prof. Dunia Sabea says:

    please ask about dental teaching clinic

  • Mrs. Susan Del Rosario says:

    Thank you so much for the very informative webinar

  • Mrs. Sarah Jones says:

    fallow time ?

  • Mrs. Paula Cocimano says:

    Thank you!

  • Mrs. Paula Cocimano says:

    Does the level of biofilm and bacteria load produce more virulent droplets and aerosols?

  • Dr. Edgardo Benitez says:

    Thank you for your clarification on the serology test regarding the IgG, IgM. Great webinar, Mabuhay from the Philippines!

  • Anonymous says:

    Missed your prensentation which aerosol is recommended between patients and what time period is allowed

  • Anonymous says:

    Thank you for a very informative session. In UK, we are recommended to have 1 hr fallow time after AGP. What is your view on Fallow time between patients?

  • Anonymous says:

    Prof Shakeel Shadad is due to publish a fantastic study done recently on the importance of extra oral high volume suction and its significance in reducing the aerosols and its spread (QMUL – Queen Mary University of London) Look out for this brilliant paper hopefully will be published soon…

  • Anonymous says:

    Thank you for your great presentation . In which dental procedure would you use Tyvek (jump suit)?

  • Miss Kelly Skinner says:

    If you are hand scaling do you also need continuous HVE?

  • Mrs. Mattina Skaliaris says:

    What if you can’t open windows, can you turn on fan on the air conditioner unit to help

  • Mrs. Susan Del Rosario says:

    Do we have to use N95 mask?

  • Anonymous says:

    Hi ! In the UK we use alpron in the waterline! What do you think ?

  • Anonymous says:

    do you require rt pcr test prior to AGP?

  • Dr. lawrence weiss says:

    What air exchange rate?

  • Mrs. Sarah Jones says:

    are my pp3 masks ok as that what fitted me best

  • Dr. Prof. Hariharan Ramakrish says:

    A symptomatic dental doctors carrying virus in salivary gland. Is it a matter of concern???

  • Anonymous says:

    Are you putting the patient in a head covering because of the aerosol contamination to hair follicles? We as clinicians wear the head coverings, but I have not seen it suggested to have patients wear them.

  • Anonymous says:

    The bang shields work great for our dental patients and are single use, disposable, better than having to disinfect a pair of safety glasses for re-use.

  • Mr. Argyrios Kapathanasis says:

    Thank you for the great lucteure!

  • Dr. Alison Warneken says:

    we have been told to have a 1 hour fallow time between patients. Does this seem appropriate when screening patients and only treating non symptomatic. We were forced to shut down and are still told not to carry out US treatments despite being in a similar position as Italy

  • Anonymous says:

    What is your view on the fallow time period

  • Mrs. Paula Cocimano says:

    How often should air be exchanged in room?

  • Anonymous says:

    Which kind PPE-mask do you use ? / Thanks for very good lecture.

  • Anonymous says:

    Is savacol sufficient as a pre rinse

  • Dr. Jacek Matys says:

    Does fumigation with H2O2 has a benefit for air and room disinfection after the treatment covid019 positive patient?

  • Dr. Noorul Amin says:

    how we can minimise the risk factors for aerosole spreading covid-19

  • Anonymous says:

    Does your patient need an isolation gown?

  • Mrs. Karidi Sunitha says:

    Where do you get the high volume ejector? Are they autoclavable?

  • Mrs. Paula Cocimano says:

    Dr. Marcel, how long do aerosols remain in unvented areas.

  • Dr. Stavriani Papanica says:

    If we were using H2O2 instead of water in our Cavitron scaler or our air-turbin would it help eliminate the risk?

  • Mr. Kristof Dumoulin says:

    Dr Donnet and dr Mensi,
    many thanks for your clear webinar, I have no questions

  • Dr. Dhaval Pandya says:

    Excelent presentations and insights. Is 300 ml / min suction enough ( Evidence ) for Piezo ultrasonic unit prophylaxis of teeth ??

  • Anonymous says:

    Sorry, could not hear everything: is aircondition in the room good or bad?

  • Mr. paul au says:

    what is the main purpose of optragate? is it mainly to help with retraction of tissues or does it help to deal with aerosol?

  • Mrs. Lise Slack says:

    What is the product name of the high volume suction that has the attached inside mirror?

  • Anonymous says:

    how long we should wait between patients? I have been using uv-c for sterilization. how do you clean your air conditioner?

  • Anonymous says:

    Ehi che is Yr best option in the chiose of tupé of powder Plus or Perio or Classic?Which is the most safe?I mean in terra of dimensione of the particles?What’sYr opinion?

  • Dr. PRASHANT PATEL says:

    Which is the best high volume suction .

  • Dr. Maria Cecilia Tan says:

    Does a PAPR hood protect the dentist? Is this suggested?

  • Mrs. Paula Cocimano says:

    Do you use hypochlorous acid to disinfect?

  • Dr. lawrence weiss says:

    Doesnt toilet flushing increase aerosolization of contagious virus in toilets?

  • Mr. paul au says:

    what is the pre-procedural mouthrinse protocol

  • Dr. Shanawaz Hakam says:

    What is optragate

  • Anonymous says:

    what pre rinse is being used / is best to be used in Australia

  • Anonymous says:

    How many dental professionals do we know have been infected with COVID-19 in the world ? Many thanks

  • Dr. Jacek Matys says:

    what kind of high volume ejcectors you use in your practice?

  • Miss Kylie Groves says:

    Hi fm Australia, do you mean mix the pre rinse? H202 and chlorhex together

  • Anonymous says:

    You don’t use uv lamps ?

  • Anonymous says:

    what disinfectants are you using?

  • Dr. Prof. Hariharan Ramakrish says:

    How about air purifiers , UV sterilisation in Clinic’s

  • Mrs. Emma Wohlers says:

    Do you recommend the optragate for all procedures?

  • Anonymous says:

    Will there ever be a day where we can have a rinse that will disclose a viral infection in the saliva following a pre rinse?

  • Anonymous says:

    how can a clinic in area of third world country like Pakistan can follow aerosols SOPs?

  • Dr. Daniela Eccher says:

    Grazie ,molto interessante ,complimenti

  • Anonymous says:

    tks lot for sharing ! I have been working with 2 assitstents to avoid touching

  • Prof. Marianne Dryer says:

    Are you familiar with the Nubird HVE system?

  • Anonymous says:

    Concentration of H2o2 for mouth wash

  • Mrs. Sarah Jones says:

    is there 1 hour fallow after treatment

  • Mr. Alex Aubone says:

    How long should each appointment for GBT should last for?

  • Anonymous says:

    Thank you

  • Miss Jeraldine Yakeline Malony says:

    Thank you. Great presentation!

  • Mrs. Paula Cocimano says:

    What are the risks for treatment to the patients?

  • Mr. FILIPPOS VLAMIS says:

    Thank you very much

  • Anonymous says:

    air exchange clearance options if no windows suggestions

  • Anonymous says:

    during your video with solo HVE technique… may i ask what you placed inbetween your mask **************** thank you

  • Miss Melanie Griggs says:

    is there not a disinfectant that there can be added to the water line? at a suitable concentration to kill covid?

  • Anonymous says:

    good afternoon
    from india

  • Anonymous says:

    What is the brand of HVE you are using?

  • Prof. Marianne Dryer says:

    Is your surgical mask an ASTM level 3? Why not N95?

  • Prof. Marianne Dryer says:

    Can you show/share your other HVE products? Are you familiar with the Nu-Bird Suctioning Mirror?

  • Anonymous says:

    Great presentation 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  • Anonymous says:

    Hello! What do you call that HVS tip with an integrated mirror shown on the video?

  • Anonymous says:

    Do we need to use full coveraged ppe during this covid 19 pandemic?

  • Anonymous says:

    FULL FORM OF -HVE

  • Mrs. VERONICA LEA says:

    When wil normally return??

  • Anonymous says:

    pre mouthwash chx 0.12% as effective as 1.5%h2o2 ? any recommendations please
    for 30secs or 60 secs

  • Mrs. Susan Del Rosario says:

    What kind of mouth rinse is more effective ?

  • Dr. Voinea Irina says:

    What is HVE?

  • Anonymous says:

    thank you for the information. Can you please tell us something about recommandations for inhalation sedation use ?

  • Miss Vidyah Amrit says:

    What is your advice if the dental operatory does not have any windows or natural ventilation and only an airconditioner? What is the risk of performing aerosol procedures ?

  • Dr. Abdulaziz Alrogi says:

    Can you repeat Igg and Igm part

  • Dr. Lindsey Whitfield says:

    Do you think that fit testing of masks is necessary and what is the fallow time required after performing an aerosol generating procedure?

  • Anonymous says:

    australia stop at level 3 for 4 WEEKS – emergency or simple extractions only in general practice.

  • Anonymous says:

    Your studies only looked at Airflow and Piezon procedures. Are you able to tell us what the risk of aerosol contamination is with procedures that use air turbines such as the high speed drill?

  • Anonymous says:

    Would you support the use of daily dose of Vitamin C (at least 500mg) to reduce oxidative stress?

  • Miss Annabelle Tiglao , RDH. says:

    can you please conduct a study if mixing a 3 or 6% hydrogen peroxide to the water reservoir of the dental chair unit has any virucidal action and helps neutralize the aesosols? would like to know also if h202 is not damaging to the ema unit and other dental devices.

  • Dr. Brenden Rutherford says:

    Very helpful with day to day queries from patients regarding aerosols. Thankyou

  • Mr. Alex Aubone says:

    How long does a pre procedure rinse is protective for? What would you get the patient rinse with? What volume of mouthwash to give them and for how long?

  • Anonymous says:

    How safe is it to use the Airflow and Piezon? Our country is experiencing a massive resurgence of covid-19 & dentists are discouraged from performing aerosol-generating procedures.

  • Anonymous says:

    i understand that airflow and piezon as the main agenda of interest here, however
    would cavitron use have same negligible risk prediction also then ?? thankyou

  • Mr. FILIPPOS VLAMIS says:

    Thank you very much

  • Dr. Alison Warneken says:

    Has the CDO UK been sent this information? as we are still prohibited from carrying out this treatment

  • Dr. lawrence weiss says:

    does the venturi effect contribute to the aerosolalization of contaminated microorganisms on mucosal + other oral surfaces?

  • Mrs. Emanila Shtini says:

    Where can we find this article published? Can you repeat the resource?

  • Mrs. Rohinie Maharaj says:

    Is there exposure to aluminium oxide from the airflow powder?

  • Rak Ra says:

    In orthodontics after the brackets are removed the composite left on the teeth should be removed also.
    How contaminted Is this aeorosol?

  • Prof. Dunia Sabea says:

    thank you for this included view. What is your plan for the dental teaching clinics which occupy about 20 dental students? Dr. Dunia Sabea/Dean of Dental College/ Iraq.

  • Anonymous says:

    Endodontics and aerosol

  • Anonymous says:

    Precautions for dentist

  • Dr. Prof. Ricardo Curcio says:

    what is your opinion about positive pressure in the office?

  • Miss Mary Spanou says:

    Congratulations on your presentation. I would like to ask your opinion about UV lamps use in dental office between patients how effective is the sterilization. Thank you! Have nice summer time ieven in Greece. We are proud to survive the covid 19 experience pretty well!

  • Dr. Parisa Norouzi says:

    How safe is doing aerosol producing procedures in pediatric dental practice

  • Anonymous says:

    what precautions do you recommend for dentists during intra oral and extra oral radiography

  • Mr. Crisanto Santos says:

    Do you recommend doing airflow to asymptomatic patient?

  • Anonymous says:

    What is the risk associated with aerosol production in removable prosthodontics?

  • Anonymous says:

    what is the best and new method to protect us from aerosol?

  • Anonymous says:

    Why do you think about the water aerosols from the device are not contaminated? (Legionella)

  • Mr. Syawal Setiawan says:

    Aerosol was high risk for patient?

  • Mrs. Ma. Gilda Angela Robles says:

    is the use of povidone iodine as a pre rinse to an AGP helps in reducing bacterial load of the patient?

  • Miss Ursula V Sweeney says:

    Can you tell me about using a combo of using hypochlorite and peroxide in ozonated water running through the ultrasonic system?

  • Dr. Manoj Kumar Puthanveettile says:

    In a scenario where i have tried to extract a tooth and unfotunately the root tip breaks is it justified to use my handpiece to retrieve the root? Tq

  • Dr. Virender Kumar says:

    Is there still a risk of infection If we wear N95 mask, face shield, head cap, gloves, gown and the patient is asymptomatic.

  • Mr. Eugenio Buttigieg says:

    would it make sense if the pt held an Autoclavable Dry Oral Cup close to the mouth?

  • Anonymous says:

    Good afternoon. What should be the ideal time gap between the appointments for safe practice by following the protocols?

  • Anonymous says:

    Are there any aerosol aspiration machines efficient and protective?

  • Anonymous says:

    Does using ozonated water reduce aerosol contamination?

  • Anonymous says:

    Covid-19 cases among dental professionals? What number ? Thanks

  • Dr. Pooja Palwankar says:

    How can we avoid aerosols production in nonsugical periodontal therapy?

  • Mrs. Rachmi Fanani Hakim says:

    Is the extra oral suctions effective to minimize aerosols in non surgical therapy

  • Anonymous says:

    If I have asma is it safe to spray aerosols?

  • Mrs. Rachmi Fanani Hakim says:

    Is effective use rubberdam to minimize risk aerosols contamination in non surgical therapy

  • Dr. Ritika Bhambhani says:

    Any studies regarding the electric handpieces; micromotors in terms of comparitive aerosol production

  • Anonymous says:

    What do you suggest if you could not know whether your patient is covid positive or not for a procedure that will produce aerosol?

  • Dr. Maria Socorro Rea says:

    Aerosol under new normal

  • Miss Ursula V Sweeney says:

    Have I done the right thing by closing down my hygiene department during this second wave here in Melbourne Australia?

  • Anonymous says:

    Can I spray the aerosol between seeing patients?

  • Mr. Laxmi Kant Dubey says:

    How to protect from areosol from patients during treatment

  • Anonymous says:

    How safe are the aerosol in relation to covid 19

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Prof. Magda Mensi

  • Researcher and Professor in Oral Surgery and Periodontology at University of Brescia Italy since 2002 and first level medical manager at Dental Clinic at hospital “Spedali Civili” of Brescia since 2002.
  • Main topics of research: Guided Biofilm Therapy, Aggressive Periodontitis, Topical antibiotics and delivery systems, periimplantitis, mini-invasive surgery.
  • Professor of Periodontology, Oral Surgery and Implantology at Dental and Hygiene School of University of Brescia.
  • Ordinary Member of SidP (Italian Society of Periodontology) since 2001.
  • Master in Periodontology and Implantology at University of Ferrara (Italy) from 2010 to 2012.
  • Author on main national and international papers.
  • Speaker at courses and congresses all over the world.
  • Visiting Professor at Ohio State University in 2015.
  • Private Profession in Periodontology and Implantology.
  • Scientific advisor for Dental Companies.
  • Reviewer for international journals.

Regarding GBT:
She published in 2016 on Quintessence International and JOMI (Italian journal) her innovative protocol of Full Mouth Erythritol Powder Air Polishing Therapy in combination with Systemic antibiotics ( amoxicillin and metronidazole) on patients affected by Generalized Aggressive Periodontitis.

She first introduced the disclosing agent as a guide of her FM-EPAPT and she’s validating this approach in her randomized contro trials.

She work every day directly and with her staff with Air Flow Prophylaxis Master on different clinical condition with many documentation and different RCT in course.

She is scientific advisory for EMS.

Email: magdamensi@gmail.com
Sito web: www.magdamensi.it
Facebook/magdamensi

Dr. Marcel Donnet

Dr Marcel Donnet first studied chemical engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. After obtaining his Masters, he completed a PhD in Powder Technology. In 2002, on completion of his PhD, he co-founded a tech start-up company called Techpowder.

It was in 2004 that Dr Marcel Donnet joined EMS as an AIRFLOW Powder Specialist. Dr Donnet manages the research and development of all AIRFLOW powders and is instrumental in the development of AIRFLOW devices and accessories.