ADA member dentists are always pushing to practice dentistry in a better or more efficient way, while continuing to deliver top-notch patient care. Explore stories of innovative dentists.
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Drs. Sullivan and Kapral join the fight against oral cancer.
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Making Dentistry and Oral Health Fun for Kids
A moment of serendipity while in dental school helped Dr. Jeanette Courtad create a momentous project decades later to promote oral health among kids and expectant mothers— a book series called “Toothful Tales.”
3D Printing's Opportunity in Dentistry
Dr. Suvendra Vijayan envisions a future where dentists can use 3D printing to create accurate models of patients’ anatomy, helping plan any needed surgical interventions and assist in teaching patients and students.
President of my State Dental Society
In half of the 10 years Dr. Jennifer Enos served in the board of her local dental society in Arizona, she was — aside from staff — the only woman in the room.
Moving the Profession Forward
Lucy Hobbs Taylor was the definition of a trailblazer. In 1859, the 26-year-old planned to enroll in medical school. However, after being denied admission on the basis of her gender, she pursued dental school.
3 Tips for Treating Children
Dr. Paul Casamassimo is the winner of the 2017 Norton M. Ross Award, which is presented to those whose research has significantly impacted some aspect of clinical dentistry.
For me, the fight is personal
Dr. Elizabeth Kapral faces what she calls “complex situations” almost daily. The department she works in at the Erie County Medical Center campus in Buffalo, New York, serves patients with complicated medical conditions and cancer.