An adjunct professor at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry, Dr. Homann started a “Free Dental Day” for those in need in his community.
The Texas Academy of General Dentistry named Dr. Katie Sowa Stuchlik as the 2020 Texas New Dentist of the Year, according to the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
“It really opened my eyes and allowed me to learn a little bit more about teaching and international dentistry, as well as seeing what resources they had in Rwanda,” Dr. Arden said.
Dentists seeking to gain a greater understanding on racial inequalities in the profession can watch a recording of a virtual open forum organized by the ADA’s New Dentist Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
“I remember my second year at Tufts, sitting in an endodontics class, and just having a really good time,” Dr. Pryles said. “I was engaged. I was interested. I just really enjoyed what I was doing clinically. And thinking to myself that I didn’t realize work could be that enjoyable. And it was that moment that sent me down the path to endodontics. Just realizing that I could have fun.”
With about a month away till the general election, new dentists and dental students are encouraged to visit the ADA Political Action Committee’s 2020 Election Center, which seeks to help ensure voters are ready to cast their ballots.
The American Dental Association is seeking nominations through Dec. 31 to recognize 10 new dentists who are demonstrating excellence in their work and inspiring others.
Dentists seeking to join or leave a practice from all 50 states can now utilize ADA Practice Transitions, a service backed by the Assocation and focused on helping dentists make the process more predictable and successful.