Category Archives: ADA New Dentist Committee

New Dentist Conference: Harnessing the power of storytelling

When asked to discuss the importance of perseverance, there was buzz as audience members turned to their neighbor to talk. But when they were asked to share their first or worst experience riding a bike, the buzz turned more into a frenzy as some laughed and others motioned how were thrown up in air before they crashed. “And… Read More »

5 reasons to attend the New Dentist Conference in Honolulu

Registration for the 2018 New Dentist Conference opens today. From the beaches and weather to continuing education and networking, here are five reasons why this year’s New Dentist Conference, to be held Oct. 18-20, is a can’t-miss event: 1. Reinvent your meeting experience Honolulu offers the perfect experience to combine continuing education with a vacation. Courses even start… Read More »

Help shine a light on America’s brightest new dentists

Just because you’re new to the dental profession, doesn’t mean your work isn’t making an impact. That’s why the ADA wants to recognize the awesome work you are doing. The American Dental Association 10 Under 10 Awards recognize 10 amazing dentists in their first 10 years of practice who demonstrate excellence in their work and inspire others. The… Read More »

‘Time for our generation to lead’

Albuquerque, N.M. — In the past, getting new dentists involved in organized dentistry felt almost like pulling teeth, said Dr. David Manzanares, secretary treasurer of the New Mexico Dental Association. But looking at the NMDA’s House of Delegates meeting in June, he said, there was a sense of that changing. “There was a feeling of the torch being… Read More »

New Dentist Conference offers customized CE — and Zen

Atlanta — This October’s New Dentist Conference has a wealth of continuing education courses tailor-made for new dentists, with topics including everything from restorations to Zen. Yes, Zen. The Oct. 19 course promises to teach simple techniques for dentists so that they can “balance, reboot and enliven the busy professional” and learn how to participate in a “mind/body/spirit… Read More »

Photo slideshow: You’re invited to the 2017 New Dentist Conference

Dear Colleagues, As chair of the ADA New Dentist Committee, I wanted to personally invite you to the New Dentist Conference at ADA 2017. I’m continually inspired by the people that I meet at the conference and I hope to see many new and familiar faces in Atlanta. I’m most excited about the three keynote speakers and I… Read More »