In It Together

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

Sponsored by Patterson Dental

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.

Stories by Region


As COVID-19 pandemic eases, the lessons learned will serve our profession well – Eric Shirley, President, Patterson Dental

Oral health care isn’t delivered magically or telepathically. It is based on outcomes and science, delivered by...

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This Too Shall Pass – Erika Gist

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Oral Health Program remained steadfast despite the uncertainties...

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Huh? This has never happened before. – Dr. Andrew Tanchyk

Huh? This never happened in my dental practice of over forty years. At least not this often. I guess this pandemic...

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Emergency Care for Those in Need – Dr. Jeannie M. Bath

Here's something I wrote during the early days of the lockdown, when only emergency dental treatment was allowed....

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