Category Archives: Just for Fun

Did Hermey inspire you to be a dentist?

He didn’t want to build toys. He dreamed of becoming a dentist. According to ADA News, Hermey the Elf continues to do his part in increasing oral health literacy among children and adults — 50 years after the animated classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” first aired on national television. The ADA is featuring Hermey the Elf in an… Read More »

In its third year, Veterans’ Smile Day expands its reach

To honor and thank those who served the United States in the military, new dentists and their colleagues in at least five states provided free dental care to veterans during this year’s Veterans’ Smile Day, Nov. 7-8 — an annual event that continues to grow. “I hope to turn this into a nationwide yearly event,” said Dr. Deryck… Read More »

Register now for 2015 Give Kids A Smile Day

Registration is open for the 2014 Give Kids A Smile Day. The national celebration is set for Feb. 6, 2015. Register online by Nov. 10 to be considered for free product donation. The ADA will post a list of product recipients on the website in December, and recipients will receive their products the week of Jan. 19, 2015.… Read More »

2014 New Dentist Reception

New dentists around the country connected with their peers and enjoyed the big and bold Texas ambiance during the New Dentist Reception at the ADA 2014 – America’s Dental Meeting in San Antonio. The event was a time and place for new dentists and dental students to network, exchange ideas and enjoy the fun atmosphere, which included food,… Read More »

Check out the new PSAs for the Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign

Building on its highly successful 2min2x campaign, the Ad Council and The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives unveiled their new Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign public service announcements Oct. 9 in San Antonio at ADA 2014 — America’s Dental Meeting. The new English- and Spanish-language PSAs playfully explore how much a parent can teach a child in two… Read More »

9 essential habits of remarkably effective people

According to an Inc.com article, there’s a difference between being efficient and being effective. Efficient people are well organized, competent and get stuff done. “Effective people do all that…but they check the right things off their to-do list. They complete the right projects. They get the right stuff done,” according to Jeff Haden, contributing editor for Inc., in… Read More »