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ADA for New Dentists

The ADA supports and provides tips, tools, and resources to all new dentists who graduated from dental school less than 10 years ago.

New Dentist Now Blog

Improving team member engagement
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:00:35 +0000 Dentistry is a rewarding career despite some of its challenges. You have probably already thought about the ups and downs when choosing it as a [...]
‘Like entering hell itself’: Battling the Riverside Fire as a volunteer firefighter
Fri, 19 Feb 2021 14:00:09 +0000 With the many hardships we are facing as a state, nation and world I think this new year, we should remember those who give so [...]
Consider doing more this Black History Month
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 14:00:47 +0000 A couple of months ago I wrote a blog after the death of George Floyd. In it I talked about wondering what my great grandmother, [...]
Business side of dentistry: Location, location…demographics
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 13:30:28 +0000 Editor’s note: This is the second article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to [...]
A north star for practicing after 2020 and beyond
Mon, 01 Feb 2021 13:57:16 +0000 2020 was unkind to everybody. The pandemic has placed restrictions on businesses, causing huge losses across the board. Much like the recession in the late [...]
The butt of the joke
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:15:49 +0000 There is an old joke that goes:  “What do you call the person who graduates last in medical/dental school?” Pause for effect. “Doctor!” Usually laughter [...]
Happiness and Habits: Evidence-based ways to being happier
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:30:28 +0000 As dentists, our practices are driven by evidence-based science. What if there is an evidence-based way to be happier? Dr. Laurie Santos, a professor of [...]
Business side of dentistry: Finding your WHY
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:30:56 +0000 Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to [...]
Editor’s note: New Dentist Now issues resolved
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:23:01 +0000 Earlier this morning, our New Dentist Now email subscribers were notified of at least nine blog posts published that strayed from our normal content. The [...]
My COVID-19 vaccination experience
Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:30:37 +0000 Just a few weeks ago, on Dec. 11, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, making it the first vaccine [...]