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New Graduates

class of 2017 congratulations

Now that you’re a few months removed from dental school graduation, we hope you’re settling into the next phase of your journey. Whether you’re practicing or looking for a job, make sure to check out ADA for New Dentists and career resources. And don’t forget to check out the blog New Dentist Now for content designed especially for you.


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Laurel Road LogoDid you know member dentists and residents can refinance student loans through Laurel Road? Qualifying ADA members receive a 0.25 percent rate reduction to Laurel Road's already low rates, allowing them to save an average of nearly $33,000 over the life of their loans. Thinking about refinancing? Learn more at LaurelRoad.com/ADA.


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New Dentist Now Blog

Specialty pathway Q&A: Oral pathology
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:50:28 +0000 Dr. Emily Lanzel likes solving puzzles. It’s a simple enough hobby and a simple enough reason why she pursued oral pathology. “Each case is a [...]
Learn how to navigate the regulatory environment
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:50:52 +0000 The regulatory environment is full of ever-changing regulations that can make it difficult for dentists to ensure they’re up-to-date on, and in compliance with, the [...]
Webinar: Marketing your dental office with video
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:55:44 +0000 Creating videos can help differentiate your dental practice from your competitors and increase awareness in your local community. They can also drive traffic to your [...]
New Dentist Conference offers opportunity to network, share experiences
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:56:34 +0000 When North Carolina dentist Dr. Kristin Kaelke Miller says that one of the highlights of the New Dentist Conference is the networking, she means it. [...]
Webinar: Third-party payer contract – The most important decision
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:08:41 +0000 One of most important decisions any dentist will make is whether to participate in a managed care dental plan or not. There are several considerations [...]
Stay engaged with ADA Success
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:57:31 +0000 Designed for students, ADA Success offers a series of face-to-face programs presented by ADA member dentists or other subject matter experts on the following topics: [...]
Is your Find-a-Dentist profile up to date?
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:34:35 +0000 In July, the ADA launched a new national ad campaign to help make it easier for patients to find ADA dentists. With the ad campaign, [...]
ADA, others support Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:53:45 +0000 Washington — The ADA is one of 15 dental organizations supporting the Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act, legislation that would enable borrowers to more [...]
The power of a ‘Thank You’ card
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:11:28 +0000 Remember that warm and fuzzy feeling that you got last time you received a handwritten card in the mail? In a world that seems to [...]
Pathways to Dentistry: VA Hospital
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:19:22 +0000 When Dr. Sam Willens was in dental school, he imagined himself one day working in his own private practice office. So these days, about seven [...]