Stress relief strategies for the new dentist

  Between finding a job, handling student debt loads and then managing a practice or learning the ropes as a staff dentist, new dentists can face an ocean of stress. For Dr. Adam Shisler, a pediatric dentist in Houston, the “No. 1 stressor” is repaying dental student debt and facing down other financial decisions “that will set myself… Read More »

My New Dentist Beginner’s Guide: Red flags and must ask questions for any dental interview

If you have ever been interviewed, then you probably got to the end of the interview and were asked, “Now, do you have any questions for me?” And, if you’re anything like I am, you froze up for a few seconds, asked the first thing that came to your mind and hoped it wasn’t a stupid question. This… Read More »

My New Dentist Beginner’s Guide: Interview early…and often

In my last article, Finding a Job, I shared the best approach to finding opportunities as a young dentist. Today, I would like to share some insight on how hone your interview skills. I can still remember my first interview. It was my senior year of dental school and a dental corporation was hosting an “interview day.” This… Read More »

Top 10 most popular New Dentist Now blog posts of 2015

From a series of articles on practice ownership to guest bloggers sharing their ups and downs as new dentists, the New Dentist Now blog continued to grow in website traffic and content quality in 2015. Just in case you missed some of the most popular blogs this year, here are 10 worth revisiting: My New Dentist Life: Dr.… Read More »

In your journey through dentistry, what are you most thankful for?

With Thanksgiving Day only a week away, New Dentist Now asked its guest bloggers to answer one question: In your journey through dentistry, what are you most thankful for? Here are their answers: Dr. Katie Sowa “I’m thankful for the relationships I’ve built in my journey through dentistry. These relationships have led to a great associateship and involvement… Read More »

My New Dentist Beginner’s Guide: Finding a job

There I was, sitting on stage at my dental school graduation, with no clue what to do next. I knew that I needed to find a job but it was going to take three months before my license to become active. Three months to do anything felt like a lifetime after becoming accustom to cramming for exams in… Read More »