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Free webinar seeks to lead dental students, new dentists to financial security — sooner than later

New dentists and dental students seeking to better understand their financial journey — whether their dental school debt is staggering or they feel they have a handle on it — are invited to a free webinar that can lead them on a road to financial security, sooner than later.

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Supporting members and each other in mental wellness

The ADA has entered into a formal agreement with NAMI Chicago to develop a series of mental wellness tools and resources that can be used easily and effectively in the dental practice setting.

What becoming a yoga teacher taught me about dentistry

Soon after beginning to practice dentistry, I began to experience the starting stages of burnout that most of us may go through at some point in our careers.

South Florida District Dental Association makes new dentists feel at home

There’s no magic formula for attracting new dentists to organized dentistry, but if there were, you might say the South Florida District Dental Association has created a blueprint for success.

Business side of dentistry: Does the practice make sense to you?

A lot of the times we put so much emphasis on the productivity numbers of a practice that we forget other aspects of it. This is a discussion on the other features of a practice that can help you decide, along with the numbers, if it’s a good fit for you long term.

Earning respect as a new dentist

For many new or young dentists, earning and gaining respect from their dental team and patients can be a persistent thought in their minds.

Finding a job during a global pandemic

In March 2020, as the U.S. was in the early throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kai Huang, D.M.D., began the difficult task of looking for a job amid the uncertainties of a global health emergency. Five months later, he found one.

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program application due May 27

The program awards up to $50,000 in exchange for a two-year commitment to provide health care, including dental care, at approved sites in high-need, underserved areas. Recipients are also eligible to extend their service and potentially pay off all of their educational debt with continuation contracts.

New dentists' biggest professional challenges during COVID-19

The New Dentist News asked new dentists about their biggest professional challenges during COVID-19.

Demystifying cementation: Master the vital principles every dentist should know

In this comprehensive, free white paper from 3M, Prof. Jan Frederick Güth, D.M.D., Ph.D, guides dentists through restoration pretreatment, bonding mechanism, tooth condition, cementation workflows, technique and product selection.

Reaching new practice heights with the cloud

Cloud-based practice management solutions that enable dentists to run a practice from anywhere are essential for success, according to this sponsored white paper from Fuse. Access, adaptability and data protection are three key benefits.

E-book: Ideas on how to evaluate and implement new technology

This free e-book, sponsored by Rectangle Health, shows you exactly how Dr. Perry K. Tuneberg & Associates, of Rockford, Ill., evaluated, implemented and use new technology to improve its business operations.

5 smart features to improve the dental experience

This free white paper shows dentists how chairside milling can put them in full control of restorations. It also details new features in PrograMill One, from Ivoclar Vivadent, to efficiently mill esthetic IPS e.max CAD restorations for same-day dentistry.


Featuring personal stories and insight on the dental profession for new dentists and dental students.


From managing debt to practice management, the ADA offers support for dentists who graduated from dental school less than 10 years ago.


Take a look at archived articles from New Dentist News by date.



The ADA New Dentist News is a member resource for new dentists and dental students offering in-depth stories, news and insight about new dentists and their experiences across the practice paradigms in dentistry. The publication is a quarterly print supplement to the ADA News, while its website offers the latest news affecting new dentists today. The New Dentist News was created by the ADA New Dentist Committee, which advises the ADA Board of Trustees on the needs, interest and concerns of dentists who graduated from dental school less than 10 years ago.