LONDON, UK: Four of the world’s top dental colleges have entered into an alliance that aims to advance dental education and pursue new research initiatives. The new partnership—named DentAlliance—connects leading dental faculties on four continents, and its launch has been hailed as a transformative step for dental education.
Dentists and dental patients are showing an ever-increasing concern about the generation of virus-containing aerosols through various dental procedures, and the resultant risk of infection spread. Povidone Iodine has shown to be effective against most of the viruses including coronavirus. Adding Povidone Iodine to the water bottle attached to the chair could be thought of as a possible solution. This is a hypothesis that can be developed further.