In It Together

A community sourced archive,
documenting COVID-19’s impact
on dentistry

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Many in the dental community have been affected by COVID-19 and want to share their stories.

As a result, the ADA is launching the JADA+ COVID-19 Monograph—a digital collection of stories, reflections, and accounts from any perspective, in any format, including articles, essays, podcasts, videos, graphics, and photos—that is open to all contributors. Submit your COVID-19 story here.

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Dental and Medical Collaboration During COVID-19 – Dr. Michael Suh

I am sharing my article titled “Dental and medical collaboration during COVID-19” published in June of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic required physicians to prioritize medical treatment in the emergency room in order to conserve resources; giving precedence to true and urgent emergencies. Most physicians encounter dental emergencies in the emergency department and, without proper knowledge, they are unable to properly treat or refer these patients. My goal was to educate University of California, San Francisco medical residents on how to properly triage dental emergencies, with the overarching goal of increasing collaboration between dentistry and medicine. My article was accepted in the special “Advancing through Innovation” issue of the Journal of Dental Education.


Read the article:
Dental and Medical Collaboration During COVID-19


Dr. Michael Suh

Topics: Practitioners, Clinical Observations, Region–West

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