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Nebraska Pediatric Dentist Shares Experiences of Reopening Practice After Pandemic Spurred Closure

May 29, 2020
by ADA News

Pediatric dentist Dr. Jessica Meeske and her family were on their way to a basketball tournament when she found out about her state’s stay-at-home order that would force her to close her thriving practice on March 17.

“My daughter was a college senior at Hastings College and they were having the season of their life,” Dr. Meeske said. “Within a few hours from playing their first game, the whole event was canceled. It was a tough way to end the season as a No. 1 seed in their bracket.”

Dentists from across the nation have suffered and endured and tried to live and work in a new normal. Dr. Meeske is someone who has been able to open successfully — she was back in business the morning of May 4.

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