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What’s there to be thankful for?

Turkey, stuffing and brown gravy. Cider and pumpkins and pilgrims. Friends and family around a table staring at buckets of food. All the uncles secretly competing in the most interesting sweater contest. All of these things have been a part of this weekend for all of my life. It’s what makes it special for me. But on this… Read More »

My New Dentist Life: Giving thanks and volunteering at the ADA Mission of Mercy

It’s the week of Thanksgiving — the week that we find ourselves thinking about the people and things that we are blessed to have in our lives. For some reason, I find myself thinking back to ADA 2015. I am thankful for many things in my life, including the opportunity to be a dentist — the profession that… Read More »

Q&A: Dentists take their skills overseas

With a valuable set of portable skills, dentists are empowered to meet oral health needs all over the world, including countries where dental care access is limited. The ADA New Dentist News spoke with two dentists who have made international volunteer work part of their lives. They are Dr. Ellen Thrailkill, a private practice dentist in Pickens, South… Read More »

In your journey through dentistry, what are you most thankful for?

With Thanksgiving Day only a week away, New Dentist Now asked its guest bloggers to answer one question: In your journey through dentistry, what are you most thankful for? Here are their answers: Dr. Katie Sowa “I’m thankful for the relationships I’ve built in my journey through dentistry. These relationships have led to a great associateship and involvement… Read More »

My New Dentist Beginner’s Guide: Finding a job

There I was, sitting on stage at my dental school graduation, with no clue what to do next. I knew that I needed to find a job but it was going to take three months before my license to become active. Three months to do anything felt like a lifetime after becoming accustom to cramming for exams in… Read More »

New dentists make their mark on ADA House of Delegates

In balloting at the House of Delegates Monday, Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi of Miami was elected second vice president. Dr. Marron-Tarrazzi, whose four-year term on the New Dentist Committee ended at the close of the 2015 House, was among several young dentists making their mark at the House of Delegates during ADA 2015. Dr. Nipa Thakkar, of Pennsylvannia and… Read More »