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A Summer of Wellness: ADA offers a season full of physical, mental and financial health

As we enjoy the warmth of the season, the ADA is shining a bright light on its’ summer of wellness initiatives.

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Dental licensure reform: The case for eliminating the clinical exam

I must admit that in the course of this effort it was painful for me to discover that our profession is still debating and lamenting about the same two fundamental dental licensure issues that we confronted 50 years ago.

SmileCon offers place for new dentists

New dentists will have a place at SmileCon, to be held Oct. 11-13 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, where they can share their dental journey with others who are new to the profession and pave their own way with support from the New Dentist Committee, who will be present at the meeting to engage with new dentists who attend.

Free webinar: Improve office efficiency

An ADA webinar scheduled for July 27 explains how electronic transactions can reduce practice overhead and mitigate administrative overload.

Connecting industry with students to improve dental education, access to oral care

With the increasing pace of technological advances one group has made its mission to help build a collaboration between industry and schools to introduce dental students to the latest innovations that can ultimately help their patients.

Business side of dentistry: Hiring for newbie practice owners

Horror stories are everywhere. As an entrepreneur, it is important to separate fact from fiction and to not get discouraged by the trials and tribulations of running a small business.

2021 Dentist Health and Well-Being Conference to focus on building resilience

Join the ADA for the virtual 2021 Dentist Health and Well-Being Conference, Developing Strategies for Building Resilience Through Human Connection and Peer Support, on Aug. 13 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Central time.

On-demand webinar offers guidance, answers for a strong financial foundation

The “Plan Your Financial Journey: A Series for Dental Students and New Dentists” webinar, now available on-demand, is intended to support recent graduates and those practicing less than five years with planning their financial journey now, early on in the dental career.

Coalition supports bill deferring interest for dental, medical residents

The ADA, Organized Dentistry Coalition and several other health care organizations are supporting the Resident Education Deferred Interest Act, or REDI Act, which would allow dental and medical students to defer interest accrual on their federal loans while they are in their residency programs.

Video: Why referrals are crucial to practice growth

Patient referrals are more important than ever. This new video from Planmeca describes the importance of good reviews to help foster patient referrals. Remember that if patients are not delighted with your services, you’re missing an opportunity for increased patient referrals.

Equipment can make or break the patient experience

Outfitting your dental practice with the right equipment is an important decision for your practice and patients. In this comprehensive, free e-book, A-dec breaks down some of the most important considerations, including performance and efficiency, and value and pricing.

Ivotion: fast digital fabricating of high-quality removable dentures

This free e-book explores a digital manufacturing process for fabricating high-quality removable dentures. The integrated workflow involves digital laboratory fabrication methods and established clinical treatment steps.

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.


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.