The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for all dental implant providers and patients. Everyone has to manage changes that continue to occur regarding the daily social and work aspects of life as it is now known. Some have experienced irritating glitches to life as it used to be, while others have had to deal with personal illness or the pain of losing a loved one. Regardless of our personal beliefs about the pandemic, the world in which we live has changed in the short, and possibly long, term. As clinicians, we must adapt to these changes. Social distancing is recommended. This means we should stay at least 6 feet (2 arms' length) from other people who are not from our household. Not only is social distancing recommended, but other protective, preventive actions are recommended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This includes wearing masks and the frequent washing...

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