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Stay informed on all things new dentist

September 18, 2017

Should you refinance your student loans? Five inexpensive, effective ways to market your dental practice. Finding a job.

These topics and more are accessible at the New Dentist Now blog, newdentistblog.ada.org, which allows those who graduated from dental school fewer than 10 years ago to learn from guest bloggers willing to share their struggles and tips on navigating the profession as a new dentist.

The blog, which launched in 2013, includes several guest bloggers across the country, including Dr. Daryn Lu, of Shawnee, Oklahoma; Dr. Joe Vaughn, of Seattle; Dr. Katie Sowa, of Katy, Texas; Dr. Dawn Wehking, of Lafayette, Colorado; and Dr. Amisha Singh, of Denver.

The blog also allows new dentists to stay fresh on topics in dentistry, including new dentist finances, marketing, growing the practice and continuing education. The blog shares resources, including articles from the Center for Professional Success, on ethics, advocacy, licensure and health and wellness.

The website also allows visitors to subscribe by email and more easily share their favorite blog posts on social media.

New dentists interested in guestblogging to share their own stories and experiences, email newdentist@ada.org. To read the New Dentist Now blog, visit newdentistblog.ada.org.