What grade of mask should the dental hygienist wear?
1 Different types of masks should be selected according to different operating requirements.
2 For general diagnosis and treatment activities, you can wear gauze masks or surgical masks; you should wear surgical masks when working in the operating room or nursing patients with low immune function, performing body cavity puncture, etc. Patients with respiratory infectious diseases should wear medical protective mouthpieces.
3 Gauze masks should be kept clean, replaced, cleaned and disinfected every day, and replaced in time when contaminated.
For the current coronavirus, it is recommended to use surgical masks or n95. It is also possible to wear two layers of masks or medical masks. Be careful to wear protective goggles (stomatology treatments are usually equipped). Pay attention to frequent hand washing and indoor ventilation