PPE dentists need most, per Net32 survey

About 90 percent of dental practices reported concern about their PPE supply amid the pandemic, according to a survey from dental supply company Net32.

In total, 1,094 dental practices participated in an online survey April 25.

Respondents expressed concern about procuring the following PPE supplies:

  • 75 percent of respondents reported concern about obtaining N95 face masks
  • 50 percent surgical face masks
  • 50 percent hand sanitizer
  • 40 percent disposable gloves
  • 40 percent liquid sterilant
  • 20 percent barrier film
  • 20 percent protective eyewear
  • 17 percent chair covers

Notable text entry responses include face shields, gowns, air purifiers, UV treatment and COVID-19 test kits.

Read the complete findings here.

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