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Current Live Edition: Volume 48 Number 7 - July/August 2021

P517  Editorial:  Dental Olympians 2021 by T Burke

The pandemic has taught us many things, but one that is highlighted in my mind is that it is foolhardy to try to plan anything too far into the future. The same applies to the Tokyo Olympics, given, as I write, there are still murmurings about the sense of holding these, even one year late, in view...