June 9, 2020
Many dental offices and their team members will be performing more hand scaling and root planning to minimize aerosol generating procedures.
Dentists and their team members: Consider the exercises HERE to reduce the likelihood of injury, subject to their medical doctor’s advice.
Dentists: Consider enrolling their office for workers compensation insurance. This will cost the dentist money as premiums are a percentage of their payroll, which is estimated to be 1.36%. However, given the increased chance of injury in the workplace, it maybe a reasonable cost to incur.