Category Archives: After Dental School

Ethical Dental Marketing

No matter whether you are an employee, an owner or practicing in another setting, the way you market yourself as a dentist must be ethical, as well as effective. Consult the ADA Advertising Basics for Dentists and Dental Associations: A Guide to Federal and State Rules and Standards for information on common questions dentists have when preparing marketing… Read More »

Life as a New Dentist — Pediatric Residency

The ADA is made up of individuals—here’s one of them. Who are you? I’m Dr. Christine Hammer, a proud member of the Class of 2013 of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine — Arizona, and I’m currently enrolled in a two-year pediatric dentistry program in a Philadelphia hospital. If you could have any job OTHER THAN dentistry what… Read More »

Prepare for a Successful Practice Partnership

Whether you are looking to become an associate or take on an equity stake in a practice, successful partnerships don’t just happen—they take effort and planning. Here are four tips adapted from ADA New Dentist News: Check for Shared Philosophies Managed care or fee-for-service? Limited hours with lots of flexibility, or an intense schedule with patients from dawn… Read More »

Life as a New Dentist — General Practice Residency

The ADA is made up of individuals—here’s one of them. Who are you? I’m Dr. B. Alexandra Barton, a proud member of the Class of 2013 of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, and I’m currently enrolled in a twelve-month General Practice Residency (GPR) at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver. If you could have any job OTHER… Read More »

Marketing the Dental Practice — Community Involvement

Getting involved in your community can be a great way to give back, as well as raise awareness of your practice and bring patients to your door. But with so many deserving causes and different opportunities, it can be a challenge to direct your energy to where it will be most effective. In March 2013 ADA New Dentist… Read More »

Learning to Manage your Online Reputation at Annual Session

It’s almost time for ADA Annual Session with over 300 lectures and interactive learning events to choose from. We suggest the New Dentist Track — these 21 courses were selected in consultation with the ADA New Dentist Committee, and they cover both clinical and practice management topics. One course in the track is Are You Well-Liked? Why Online… Read More »