Tag Archives: New Dentist

Is it ethical to date a patient?

Principle 2 of the ADA Code of Ethics relates to nonmaleficience – that is, do no harm.  Section 2G specifically states that dentists should avoid interpersonal relationships that could impair their professional judgment or risk the possibility of exploiting the confidence placed in them by a patient. So, while the Code does not specifically state that dating a… Read More »

Dental Student Loan Repayment and FQHCs

We’re hard at work on the next issue of ADA New Dentist News, including a piece about FQHCs and dental student loan repayment. An FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) is part of the dental safety net — these centers serve locations or populations with limited access to care. They may be located in urban or rural areas. An… Read More »

Procrastinating online? Try this tip

Ever had the experience of avoiding something you know you should be doing in favor of refreshing your newsfeed or checking your email? Emily Schwartz, author of The Time Diet: Digestible Time Management, feels your pain. And over at the Fast Company blog she offers a simple suggestion to triumph over those distractions: Log out of the game/network/email/whatever… Read More »

Encourage a fellow dentist to join the ADA and get a $100 gift card!

The American Dental Association is the #1 organization representing all dentists. Most members say they are likely to refer membership to their colleagues — is that true for you? As an active member, you know first-hand the value your membership provides. ADA Member-Get-A-Member is the ideal opportunity to share this success by encouraging your nonmember colleagues to join.… Read More »

What do the Birthday Rule, Malocclusion and Xerostomia have in Common?

They are all terms found on the Glossary of Dental Clinical and Administrative Terms. There are many terms used daily by dentists and their teams in the course of delivering care to patients, maintaining patient records and preparing claims. New dentists and new team members may not be as familiar with some terms. From abscess to zygomatic bone,… Read More »

Registration is open for the New Dentist Conference!

Join us for the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference taking place in Kansas City, Missouri July 17-19, 2014 at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Registration is now open! In addition to a full day of leadership development, the Conference includes: Hands-on endodontic and implant CE courses at UMKC School of Dentistry Friday night social event at… Read More »