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If I could go back in time, what would I tell my dental school self about what to expect after graduation?

Let me start by giving a little background on my dental school experience. My father was diagnosed with stage IV renal cell carcinoma two months into me starting dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  He was initially given four months to live, but fortunately he lived about two-and-one-half years more before he passed away three… Read More »

New Dentist Now debuts new look

The U.S. Coast Guard is celebrating its 232nd birthday on Aug. 4, and in honor of the milestone, the ADA’s New Dentist Now blog has undergone a makeover. OK. The two have nothing to do with one another. But it is true that New Dentist Now has a fresh new look. Brought to you by the ADA’s New… Read More »

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 »

Editor’s note: New Dentist Now issues resolved

Earlier this morning, our New Dentist Now email subscribers were notified of at least nine blog posts published that strayed from our normal content. The issue stemmed from one administrator’s password being compromised. As of 10:30 a.m. Central time, the issue has been resolved, and the posts have been deleted. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.

Free webinar to address staff reward, recognition, compensation models in dental practices

Although money can’t be discounted as a motivating factor for team members, respect, development opportunities, a sense of inclusion, and appreciation for a job well done can help optimize your office culture. Since 1993, Amy Morgan has served the dental community as a consultant and trainer. In her current role as CEO of Pride Institute, she has worked… Read More »

Editorial: Army Dental Corps develops leaders

On April 12th, 10 junior officers selected as exemplary leaders within the Army Dental Corps attended a professional development event at the historic ADA House in Washington, D.C. The event provided an opportunity for Corps-specific Officer development during the Army Medical Department’s Junior Leader Course (JLC). These 10 officers received an update on the American Dental Association regarding… Read More »