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Respiratory System Defenses Resources

Updated: Feb 7, 2021

Master Document that was used for these resources is below.

Original Document from ORAL HEALTH was WIPED from the internet end of June 2020. It is from October 2016 and has TONS of amazing references to peruse! A backup copy is at:

1. Lechtzin N. Defense Mechanisms of the Respiratory System. Merck Manuals, Kenilworth, USA, 2016

2. Molinari JA, Nelson P. Face Mask Performance: Are You Protected? Oral Health, March 2016.

3. Davies KJ, Herbert AM, Westmoreland D. Bagg J. Seroepidemiological study of respiratory virus infections among dental surgeons. Br Dent J. 1994; 176(7):262-265.

4. Shimpo H, Yokoyama E, Tsurumaki K. Causes of death and life expectancies among dentists. Int Dent J 1998; 48(6):563-570.

5. Bureau of Economic Research and Statistics, Mortality of Dentists 1961-1966. JADA 1968; 76(4):831-834.