The United States declared a nationwide state of emergency mid-March as a result of the global pandemic that still affects us today. At Harvard, a delicate balancing act of ensuring the safety of all community members while optimizing education and patient care began.
As children, we were all told to brush our teeth twice a day and floss on a regular basis. I’ll be the first to admit that the younger version of myself didn’t think twice about skipping those responsibilities a few times a week. Naturally, a few cavities developed, as I found out during regular visits to the dentist’s office.