9 dentists making headlines

From dentists struggling to obtain sufficient personal protective equipment for their practices to a Dallas dentist wounded in a shooting at his practice, here are the dentists making headlines in the past two weeks.

  1. Lauren Zalay, DDS, of Chicago-based University Associates in Dentistry, discussed PPE supply issues.

  2. Jerret Rosenborough, DDS, a dentist based in Dallas, was shot in an attempted robbery while leaving his dental office.

  3. Joshua Osofsky, DMD, president of the New Hampshire Dental Society, said several patients have come to his office with compounded dental problems after delaying care because of the pandemic.

  4. Scott Swank, DDS, will edit the American Dental Association's archival collection of dental professionals' experiences during the pandemic.

  5. Kevin Cabugao, DDS, a dentist with three practices in California's North Bay Area, said one of his most pressing struggles is trying to afford enough PPE to protect his staff and patients.

  6. Maine dentist Catalina Atienza, DMD, and Indiana dentist Bill Risk, DDS, shared the current biggest threats to their dental practices with Becker's.

  7. Richard Nagy, DDS, president of the California Dental Association, shared dental infection control recommendations.

  8. Paula Crum, DDS, was sworn in as the Wisconsin Dental Association's new president.

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