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After graduating from dental school, did you move back in with your parents? According to a Wall Street Journal article, more young adults are living at home with their parents because of high student debt, along with joblessness and rising housing costs. A $10,000 increase in student debt per graduate in a U.S. state is(…)
The American Dental Association Institute for Diversity in Leadership is accepting applications through April 30 for its 2015-16 class. The Institute is designed to provide education and leadership skills to dentists who are members of racial, ethnic and/or gender groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in leadership roles within the profession and their communities. Sixteen(…)
As my patient pool grows, the dentistry doesn’t change much, but the person in my chair changes every day. I connect with most patients pretty well, but every now and then I am presented with a challenge. What I would call a difficult patient has nothing to do with the dentistry required in their mouth.(…)
The American Student Dental Association held its Annual Session in Boston Feb. 18-21. More than 600 students attended the meeting to help advance the profession of dentistry and be more “ASDA Awesome.” Highlights at the event include the business meeting of the House of Delegates, elections of ASDA national leaders, the Dental Expo, prominent speakers(…)
Celebrate and promote this year’s FDI World Oral Health Day on March 20 with your own customized poster — which can include your own smiling faces. The poster is available at the event’s website: worldoralhealthday.org/picture. Then share your customized campaign poster with colleagues and friends worldwide on Facebook or Twitter. The FDI created a kickoff(…)
In an effort to more aptly reflect all of its member states, the North East Regional Board introduced in January its new name: The Commission on Dental Competency Assessments. The CDCA’s name better recognizes the geographical diversity of its current member dental boards, according to its website cdcaexams.org. The nonprofit announced the name change at(…)
Looking to work and collaborate with local physicians? Seeking to encourage members in the medical field in your community are the importance of oral health as part of the overall health? Here are 10 steps to help you with your outreach effort, courtesy of the ADA’s Action for Dental Health, a nationwide, community-based movement aimed(…)