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6 | Howard Speaks
WE GOT THIS
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran says the COVID-19
pandemic will inspire dentists to become more innovative
and improve the way they provide patient care.

8 | Professional Courtesy
YOUR NEW REALITY AWAITS
Dentaltown editorial director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi looks
forward to practicing in life "AC"-after coronavirus-
but knows there's much to be sorted out before things
can return to anything resembling normal.

29 | VIRTUAL TREATMENT,
ACTUAL BENEFITS
Dr. Margaret Scarlett and registered dental hygienist
Sonya Dunbar discuss how the use of teledentistry
can help prevent ER overcrowding with patients whose
dental issues aren't true medical emergencies.

33 | Continuing Education
BREATHING EASY
Authorized OSHA trainer Karen Daw shares guidelines about
respiratory hygiene that dental practices should follow during
both ordinary and extraordinary times.

DEPARTMENTS

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Continuing
Education Update

Poll

Product Profile:
Gingicaine Plus

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Product Profile:
Jade Air
Purification

Product Profile:
Solo Universal
Sensor

Ad Index

22 / A World of Good
Each May, we shine the spotlight on Townies who've given back
to their communities, whether through missionary dentistry
halfway across the globe or toy drives for needy children in their
own neighborhoods. Our international roundup includes readersubmitted photos and captions about their experiences.

MESSAGE BOARD

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HOW IS THE VIRUS GOING
TO CHANGE DENTISTRY?

Townies discuss how their
profession may change during and
after this unprecedented pandemic.

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