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ADA for Dental Students

Becoming a Dentist

An ADA News series, following three students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, during their journey of becoming dentists. Read about their experiences.

New Dentist Now Blog

Memorial Day: Group seeks dentists to volunteer, donate services to veterans
Wed, 22 May 2019 13:30:06 +0000 Denver — In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, Dental Lifeline Network announced May 14 it launched a volunteer recruitment campaign encouraging dentists to provide [...]
Make sure your business plan includes these 5 financial elements
Mon, 20 May 2019 13:30:40 +0000 Writing a business plan is an important early step in planning a dental practice. Whether you’re acquiring an existing practice, expanding a current practice or starting one [...]
Location, location, location: Dental incomes vary depending on where you live
Wed, 15 May 2019 13:30:12 +0000 The average annual net income of general dentists in 2018 was $175,840 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To be able to compare [...]
Things to do, see, eat during New Dentist Conference in San Francisco
Mon, 13 May 2019 14:02:10 +0000 San Francisco – From the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to the colorful Painted Ladies, there is no shortage of sights to see in San Francisco, [...]
ADA Foundation: 5 funding opportunities for new dentists due May 31
Thu, 09 May 2019 13:31:44 +0000 Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award: This program annually provides two $5,000 awards – the Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award and the Henry Schein Cares Dr. [...]
A business philosophy for a successful dental practice: Going lean
Tue, 07 May 2019 13:57:06 +0000 As competition rises in dentistry, it’s more important than ever before for practices to develop a business philosophy that allows them to become and remain [...]
ADA symposium to address dental care for ‘tsunami’ of older patients
Mon, 06 May 2019 13:30:58 +0000 The first ADA Elder Care Symposium is scheduled for June 28 at ADA Headquarters in Chicago, intending to boost awareness of elder care and oral [...]
Proud of your practice? Entries sought for inaugural ADA Design Innovation Awards
Thu, 02 May 2019 13:30:13 +0000 In search of dental facilities that seamlessly combine esthetic appeal, function and design, ADA Member Advantage, ADA Council on Dental Practice and BMO Harris Bank [...]
The dentist workforce through the years
Wed, 01 May 2019 14:14:45 +0000 What did the dental workforce look like in the beginning of the century? And what will it look like in 20 years or so? There [...]
Wonder women of dentistry: Female dentists go from rarity to building profession, communities up
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:54:29 +0000 Editor’s note: This is the second article in an ADA News series examining the changing demographics and increasing diversity in dentistry. For every dollar a [...]