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New Graduates

graduation class of 2019


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The ADA's 163,000 member dentists - your colleagues - are working to drive dentistry forward. As a new dentist, you’re starting the next step in your career journey and we have resources, tips and tools specifically for recent grads like you. Getting ready to succeed in the world of dentistry starts with a few early pieces of advice.

Welcome to the profession and the start of your career journey​!


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New Dentist Now Blog

Your website: The real front door to your practice
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:52:44 +0000 Your website is an invitation to patients to learn about your practice. It should show your practice in its best light and invite visitors to [...]
BMO Harris Bank offers 1% interest rate off loan applications through September
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:30:06 +0000 BMO Harris Bank, the ADA Member Advantage-endorsed lender for practice finance for Association members, is offering a full 1% interest rate reduction for loan applications [...]
10 Under 10: Dr. Onika Patel
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:30:01 +0000 Dentist lobby day in Arizona usually falls on Valentine’s Day. Every year, Dr. Onika Patel and a handful of other dentists trek to the state [...]
Free webinar: What you need to know about self-funded (ERISA) dental plans
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:30:59 +0000 Ever wonder why a dental plan doesn’t follow laws in your state? Or why a secondary dental plan did not make any payment in addition [...]
Mark Wahlberg to give keynote address at ADA FDI 2019
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 21:39:50 +0000 San Francisco — Oscar-nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg will give the keynote address at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress this September in San [...]
10 Under 10: Dr. Tim Treat
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:30:07 +0000 Growing up in Northern Indiana, Dr. Tim Treat looked to his father and grandfather as role models. Both owned small businesses and were seen as [...]
BMO Harris Bank, ADA collaborate to support women entrepreneurs
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:31:45 +0000 In a 2018 study on woman entrepreneurs, BMO Harris Bank identified sexism and harassment as barriers to advancement and highlighted a greater need for mentoring [...]
What Went Wrong Wednesdays: 3 contract issues that got expensive
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:30:57 +0000 Written contracts protect both sides from misunderstandings and can put your relationship on equal ground. No matter whether you are joining a practice as an [...]
10 Under 10: Dr. Danielle Riordan
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 13:30:26 +0000 Dr. Danielle Riordan grew up saying she would never be a dentist. She always wanted to choose her own career path, and didn’t want for [...]
Kick-start your savings plan
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 13:30:08 +0000 If you’re like many dentists, you have strong discipline in how you treat your patients and manage your practice or personal career. Considering patient needs [...]