Category Archives: Leadership

Dr. McMahon updates CMIRP on NDC actions, initiatives

What do new dentists think? Dr. Jill McMahon, ADA New Dentist Committee member, participated in the Aug. 15 and 16 Council on Members Insurance and Retirement Programs (CMIRP) meeting to share just that. Dr. McMahon, who serves as an ex officio member to CMIRP, updated the council on NDC activities and offered the new dentist viewpoint throughout the… Read More »

Making a Difference for the “Greatest Generation” in Virginia

Check out this video of dentists in Virginia providing care to residents of a Richmond-area long-term care facility. The event served as a push to improve access to dental care among that population. Dentists throughout the country are taking action to improve the nation’s dental health by delivering care now to those already suffering with disease, strengthening the… Read More »

Come early to ADA 2014 — America’s Dental Meeting for day-long course on volunteering

Attend the volunteer symposium: The World Outside your Office. This daylong pre-session symposium will be held Oct. 8 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio during ADA 2014—America’s Dental Meeting. Presenters Dr. Christopher Holmgren, Dr. Kevin Hardwick and Bella Monse will use interactive learning sessions to demonstrate how to recognize diverse and specific global oral… Read More »

It’s New Dentist Conference Week!

If you have already registered, we look forward to seeing you at the Leadership General Session on Thursday, July 17. Not yet registered? No problem – we’re happy to register you on-site! See you soon!

ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership — Application Deadline April 30, 2014

The ADA is seeking applicants for its Institute for Diversity in Leadership — the deadline is April 30, 2014. Established in 2003 by the ADA, the Institute is designed to enhance the leadership skills of dentists who belong to racial, ethnic and/or gender backgrounds that have been traditionally underrepresented in leadership roles. As a participant in this tuition-free… Read More »

Congratulations to Dr. Ray Bowen!

What can a new dentist accomplish in the realm of research? Consider Dr. Ray Bowen, perhaps best known for his development of dental composites, patented in the 1960s. As a new dentist in the early 1950s, Dr. Bowen was frustrated with poor-quality direct filling materials and began exploring potential options. He set up a laboratory on his back… Read More »