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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.


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New Dentist Now Blog

KeyBank acquires ADA-endorsed Laurel Road
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:30:33 +0000 Cleveland — KeyBank National Association announced in April it acquired the digital lending business of Laurel Road, the student loan-refinancing program endorsed by the ADA. [...]
How to cultivate loyal dental patients
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:18:29 +0000 Taking the time to get to know your patients on a personal level — and letting them get to know you — goes a long [...]
Free webinar: Student loan best practices with Laurel Road
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:30:55 +0000 Learn best practices for student loan refinancing and better understand your student loan repayment options with this complimentary webinar from the ADA and preferred provider [...]
‘The right thing to do’: ADA membership offers value, benefits
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:30:57 +0000 When Dr. Danielle Riordan joined the ADA, she simply thought it was part of the progression as a dentist. Raised in the St. Louis area, [...]
Planning your next career move? A practice option report can help
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:53:12 +0000 Whether you are looking to join an existing practice or establish a new one, it’s often helpful to create a practice option report. A practice [...]
Free April webinars: Identifying signs of abuse in patients
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 13:30:47 +0000 Two upcoming webinars can help dentists learn more about identifying and reporting abuse in patients. The free one-hour webinars with one hour of continuing education [...]
Kansas City dentist brings smiles, tears of joy on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 13:54:44 +0000 Kansas City, Mo. — Deborah and Mary Jones, sisters and owners of Kansas City’s Jones Bar-B-Q, love to joke around and laugh. That was obvious [...]
Matching dentists during practice transitions
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:43:01 +0000 Dentists seeking to join a practice in Wisconsin and Maine or owners in those states who are looking for a partner, associate or someone to [...]
Top 5 reasons to go: 2019 New Dentist Conference
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:52:00 +0000 1. Take in the sights and sounds of San Francisco. Spend a few days before or after the conference to also experience the ADA FDI [...]
Free webinar: Claims submission in the eyes of a dental consultant – session 1
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 13:30:49 +0000 Have you ever wondered why a claim was denied or the dental plan consultant asked for additional documentation? Some of the most worrisome concerns reported [...]