This editorial emphasizes the importance of discerning reliable information amid the influx of COVID-19-related studies and guidelines. Drawing parallels with the ancient Greek sentiment from Sophocles' play Antigone, JMDA Editor Dr. Chris Smiley advocates for an open-minded approach to trustworthy sources, citing the World Health Organization's seven steps for evaluation. The Michigan Dental Association is highlighted as a reliable resource for synthesizing evolving information for clinicians. Despite pandemic-induced frustrations, the editorial urges practitioners to navigate changes resiliently, recognizing the dynamic nature of public health guidance.
Smiley, Christopher J. DDS
"Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger,"
The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association: Vol. 104:
2, Article 3.
Available at: https://commons.ada.org/journalmichigandentalassociation/vol104/iss2/3
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