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RESEARCH ARTICLE

LEAST PROTECTIVE PART OF THE BODY DURING DENTAL CARE -- YOUR EYES

Jayakumar, Sonia

Citation Information : J, S. LEAST PROTECTIVE PART OF THE BODY DURING DENTAL CARE -- YOUR EYES. CODS J Dent 2010; 2 (2):17-20.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-2-2-17

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Protective eyewear is integral component of Personnel protective equipments (PPE) and helps contribute to a safer work environment. Protective eyewear protocol is important in reducing contamination of the mucous membranes and skin surrounding the eyes, nose as well as injury and infections. The topic of occupational eye injuries in dentistry is one that clearly requires further study, thus, this article reviews the various eye injuries and their prevention in dentistry.


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