For first time, CDC warns dentists they are vulnerable to rare lung disease

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic, progressive lung disease of unknown cause  has been associated with certain occupations; however, no published data exist regarding IPF in dental personnel, according to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention report. IPF be slowed, but nothing can remove the scar tissue, said The Washington Post Reporter Cleve R. Wootson Jr. […]