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New Dentist Now Blog

Getting to Know You: Dr. Annie Jones
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:57:22 +0000 Why dentistry? I have great role models in both of my parents, who are both general dentists. They did not put any pressure on me [...]
Register open for 2017 Dental Quality Alliance Conference
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:45:50 +0000 The nebulous term “quality improvement” shouldn’t scare off dentists from attending the upcoming Dental Quality Alliance Conference, as all are welcome, said Dr. Marie Schweinebraten, [...]
New dentists’ voices valuable in local fluoridation discussions
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:37:36 +0000 When public utility officials in Porter County, Indiana, were considering in 2014 whether to continue adding fluoride to its water supply to combat tooth decay, [...]
Peyton Manning to speak at ADA 2017
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:46:50 +0000 The ADA Distinguished Speaker Series will feature legendary quarterback Peyton Manning at ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting in Atlanta. “Peyton Manning is one of [...]
The path to 5.5 million smiles: How one small idea created a national movement
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:28:21 +0000 Five and a half million underserved children have received free dental services. More than 137,000 dentist and 420,000 volunteers—including new dentists and dental students—nationwide have [...]
ADA Board of Trustees approves development of national dental licensure exam
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:46:21 +0000 The ADA took a giant step forward in February to create a national exam to assess a licensure candidate’s entry-level clinical knowledge, skills and competency [...]
ADA had plenty to celebrate in 2016
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:49:40 +0000 Saving ADA members $4.4 million in loan consolidations. Patient education reaching over 21 million people on social media. And celebrating 150 years of the Code [...]
Prescribing smarter: How we can have great influence on America’s opioid crisis
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:42:52 +0000 Pain Killers. Opioids. Drugs. Are they on your mind today? Because they’re on mine. With every walk-in. With every extraction. With every patient who looks [...]
Celebrate World Oral Health Day on March 20
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:04:05 +0000 World Oral Health Day is celebrated globally every year on March 20 to highlight the importance of keeping your mouth healthy whether you are young [...]
University of Alabama dental student receives research award
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:51:05 +0000 A master’s degree dental student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry is the winner of the 2017 Dr. Ray Bowen Student [...]