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Dent. J. 2017, 5(1), 10;

Unexpected Hazards with Dental High Speed Drill

Howard University School of Dentistry, Washington, DC 20059, USA
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Academic Editor: Patrick R. Schmidlin
Received: 18 October 2016 / Revised: 14 December 2016 / Accepted: 18 January 2017 / Published: 25 January 2017
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An expected accident can happen at any time during a routine practice in the dental office due to the types of instruments used. One of the instruments used in routine dental practice is a high speed drill and a bur. If Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is not practiced at any time in the dental office, very serious injuries could easily happen to the clinician, staff or to the patient. View Full-Text
Keywords: high-speed; Bur; accident; prevention high-speed; Bur; accident; prevention

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