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5 ways to gain respect when you’re the youngest in the practice
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:28:56 +0000 1. Give respect. The best way to gain respect is to give respect. Be aware of what you say, how you treat others and respect [...]
10 Under 10 recipients honored at New Dentist Conference
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:51:10 +0000                                    
10 Under 10: Dr. Brian Hathcoat, from engineer to dentistry
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:30:35 +0000                                                   [...]
New Dentist Conference: Embracing the evolution of technology in dentistry
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 21:50:40 +0000 Only a handful of hands had went up when Dr. Miguel Stanley asked his audience how many of them have used an intraoral scanner. “How [...]
Free webinar: Science and skills for talking about the HPV vaccine
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 13:30:57 +0000 A free ADA webinar scheduled for late September is tied to rising oral cancer rates due to human papillomavirus and the role that dentists can [...]
10 Under 10: Dr. Kadambari Rawal, a leader in geriatric dentistry
Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:30:51 +0000 When Dr. Kadambari Rawal’s grandmother was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, dentists refused to see her. She was in her 80s, and dentists looked at her [...]
ADA switches to digital membership ID cards in 2020
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:30:01 +0000 Come 2020, the ADA is making its membership cards available online and will no longer mail physical cards in an effort to improve convenience, according [...]
Navigating difficult conversations: When sensitive topics come up, what do you do?
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:11:48 +0000 Opioids. Dental neglect. Anti-science claims. These are just some of the sensitive topics that may come up for a practicing dentist. When difficult situations arise, [...]
10 Under 10: Dr. Amanda Fitzpatrick on a ‘Mission’
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:30:43 +0000 Since she was a child, Dr. Amanda Fitzpatrick dreamed of working in medicine and working with kids. And after shadowing her dentist her junior year [...]
New dentist relishes role as state dental association leader
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:30:01 +0000 Chappaqua, N.Y. — Dr. Amrita R. Patel didn’t have much of a choice when she became a part of organized dentistry’s leadership. Her father, Dr. [...]