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Building trust with patients

You made it … you are practicing dentistry. As your prize, you get to juggle patient care and build trust with new patients. Accomplishing this without the safety net of dental school can be a challenge – it’s hard to keep those balls in the air during the best of times. But how do you turn one-time patients… Read More »

Q&A: Dr. Justin Norbo on the importance of advocacy

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a New Dentist Now series focused on informing new dentists on the importance of advocacy and on policies and proposed legislation affecting them. Dr. Justin Norbo is a general dentist in Purcellville, Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2010. He is a third-year member of… Read More »

Institute for Diversity in Leadership seeks 2016-17 applicants

  The American Dental Association Institute for Diversity in Leadership is accepting applications through May 2 for its 2016-17 class. The Institute is designed to provide education and leadership skills to dentists who are members of racial, ethnic and/or gender groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in leadership roles within the profession and their communities. Sixteen applicants will… Read More »

Q&A Part 2: Dr. Ryan Braden, Wisconsin Dental Association’s youngest president

Dr. Ryan Braden is a general dentist in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. In 2015, at age 37—and only 10 years after graduating from Marquette University School of Dentistry, Dr. Braden became president of the Wisconsin Dental Association, its youngest to take on the position. Dr. Braden spoke with New Dentist Now on how he first became involved in organized… Read More »

Federal scholarships can help with dental debt

Dental school was always in the cards for Kyle Larsen. Not part of the dream? Graduating with a lot of debt. So Mr. Larsen, 26, a third-year dental student at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, applied for federal scholarships while an undergrad at Brigham Young University-Idaho, and earned the 4-year National Health Service Corps Scholarship.… Read More »

Five inexpensive, effective ways to market your dental practice

Building a successful dental practice requires passion, quality service and most importantly, successful marketing. Skilled medical professionals can no longer open a business and expect potential patients to find them. They need to differentiate themselves from competitors and strive to reach people in creative and convenient ways. Effective marketing can help dental practices build and expand their patient… Read More »