Dental practices across England are to reopen for their patients today. While guidance regarding social distancing should still be met, many practices have been in preparation for over a week trying to set up by Monday 8th. As such, we’ve been incredibly busy sourcing and outsourcing a sustainable amount of PPE.
It might be quite a logical reaction for many, amid a pandemic, to reach for face masks as protection from a virus. In the case of the novel coronavirus, the general public seems to be extremely reliant of wearing whatever facemasks they can get their hands on, but could this be doing more damage than good?