Category Archives: My Journey in Starting a Practice

New dentists share their experiences practicing in a rural community

Kristen Sciolino, D.M.D., is an owner-dentist in Lincoln, Maine — population 4,853. As a dentist in a small, rural community, Dr. Sciolino said her family wouldn’t have it any other way. She is just one of many new dentists who have chosen to practice in a rural setting, whether it be in public health or at a private practice… Read More »

My journey in starting a practice: Securing a location

Editor’s note: In this New Dentist Now series, Dr. Katie Stuchlik chronicles her journey in buying and opening a practice with her friend and classmate, Dr. Lindsey Wendt, in the Houston area. During dental school, I never saw myself as a practice owner. I worked hard in school just to become a dentist and hopefully find an associateship… Read More »