The ADA is made up of individuals—here’s one of them. Who are you? I’m Dr. Jeffrey Kim. I’m a proud member of the Class of 2008 of the UCLA School of Dentistry, and I am the newest researcher at the ADA Foundation Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center. What are you researching? When people hear “research” they often think… Read More »
Each year the ADA New Dentist Committee recognizes those who have demonstrated a commitment to new dentists and dental students through their enthusiasm, volunteerism and dedication to the future of the profession. In 2014 the award for New Dentist Committee Outstanding Program Award of Excellence goes to the San Antonio District Dental Society Committee on the New Dentist.… Read More »
The 28th New Dentist Conference has kicked off with a full day of leadership programming. ADA Chief Economist, Marko Vujicic, Ph.D., discussed the future dental care system and the key changes on the horizon due to the Affordable Care Act, increased consumerism, shifts in demand for dental care and other factors. The presentation was informed by an environmental… Read More »
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!
When it comes to oral health there is a lot of misinformation circulating in the public imagination. What’s the best course of action when a patient makes a request or assertion that isn’t supported by science? Dr. Partha Mukherji is a general dentist practicing in Ft. Worth, Texas, and a supporter of Evidence-Based dentistry. He spoke with New… Read More »
Did you know the average dental school graduate carries $221,000 in student loan debt? While this debt may not be the sole factor in determining whether a new dentist will choose a career of private practice over public service, 68 percent of graduating seniors say it does influence their decision. The infographic uses data gathered by the American… Read More »