Category Archives: ADA New Dentist Committee

New dentist already planning ADA 2016 trip

Las Vegas — ADA 2015 – America’s Dental Meeting wrapped just over two months ago, but Nevada dentist Dr. Emily Ishkanian already knows what she wants to do this year. “I’ll definitely be at America’s Dental Meeting in 2016 in Denver,” said the dentist, an alum of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. “Who… Read More »

Recognize outstanding new dentist leaders

The ADA New Dentist Committee is calling for nominations for the Golden Apple Award for New Dentist Leadership and the Outstanding New Dentist Committee Award. Visit for complete information and nomination forms, which list the award criteria. Dental societies may submit completed forms on ADA Connect (Awards Program Community). The deadline is February 26, 2016. Contact the… Read More »

Helping new dentists, dental students succeed

            From easing the burden on student loans and financial planning to helping recent graduates find a job and getting involved in advocacy, the ADA offers new dentists — who have different needs than more seasoned dentists — a plethora of services, resources and benefits to help them thrive in their professional and personal lives. “The ADA is… Read More »

Photo gallery: New Dentist Conference CE

From applying better oral surgical techniques to understanding the fine print before signing a contract, new dentists took continuing education courses Friday specifically designed to address their diverse and unique needs. The courses were exclusively offered to participants of the sold-out 2015 New Dentist Conference, which for the first time was held alongside ADA 2015 – America’s Dental… Read More »

Photo gallery: Keynote speaker Daymond John

Daymond John, founder and CEO of FUBU and co-star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” gave an entertaining and inspiration talk today on entrepreneurship to new dentists as keynote speaker of the 2015 New Dentist Conference. Mr. John is an award-winning entrepreneur. His marketing firm Shark Branding offers advice on how to effectively communicate to consumers through innovative means and… Read More »

Photo gallery: New Dentist Conference awards

New dentists and their teams were recognized during the New Dentist Conference awards luncheon. Award recipients are: Golden Apple Award for New Dentist Leadership: Dr. Charles E. Clark, Arizona Dental Society. New Dentist Committee Outstanding Program Award of Excellence: The Washington State Dental Association’s program “Think Tank.” Outstanding New Dentist Committee Award: Capital Area Dental Society New Dentist… Read More »