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June 23, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Awarded $1.5 Million to Prepare Dental Students to Care for Underserved Populations

by NYU College of Dentistry

HRSA Grant Will Support Training for Dental and Dental Hygiene Students to Provide Oral Health Services for People with Disabilities, Expectant Mothers NYU College of Dentistry has received a nearly $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration

June 22, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

Among First-year Dental Students, Women See Highest Rate of Enrollment

by ADA

Women made up 56% of first-year dental students in 2021 — the highest rate ever, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute, which studied the latest changes in demographics of first-year dental students in the Commission on Dental Accreditation’s Survey

May 16, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Dental Student Leadership Institute Selects Inaugural Class

by NYU

New Program Aims to Develop Future Leaders for the Profession Recognizing that dentistry and oral health face challenges and opportunities that will require exceptional leadership as we move forward in the 21st century, New York University College of Dentistry (NYU

May 11, 2022 News Dental StudentsDental TechnologyImplantologyNews

NYU Dentistry Performs First Dental Student-led Robot-assisted Dental Implant Surgery

by NYU College of Dentistry

Robotic technology enhances dental education and clinical practice Dental students at NYU College of Dentistry became the first in the U.S. to perform dental implant surgery using state-of-the-art robotic technology. NYU Dentistry is one of only three dental schools in

May 11, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

HPU Announces $32,000,000 Donor for New School of Dental Medicine

by Montreal Gazette

At an event today, High Point University announced the major donor for the new School of Dental Medicine, which is expected to enroll its first class in fall 2023. The announcement comes as the university continues to grow with several

May 11, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

dentalcorp Invests $1-Million in Student Support and Well-being at the University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp (TSX: DNTL), Canada’s largest and North America’s fastest growing networks of dental practices, announced a $1 million gift in student support and well-being for the University of Alberta’s (U of A) School of Dentistry. “As Canada’s leading dental services organization, we feel a responsibility to drive positive change in

May 10, 2022 News Dental StudentsNews

FoMD Researchers Earn 13 of the U of A’s 15 Fall 2021 CIHR Project Grants

by University of Alberta

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry continues to shine on the national research stage, receiving  13 of the University of Alberta’s 15 recently announced fall 2021 project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The funding, totalling $11,203,977,

April 19, 2022 News Dental StudentsNews

Dalhousie University 2022 Impact Award Winner Heba Al‑Ameri

by Dalhousie University

Heba Al-Ameri says that it is “just wonderful” to win the Impact Award for the Faculty of Dentistry this year. “My mom was really happy, too.” Heba’s mother also had an impact on her choice of profession.  “I’ve always been

February 16, 2022 News BlogsDental StudentsDentistry

Motivating the Next Generation to Choose Dentistry as a Professional Career

by Jennifer Hawley

Dentistry as a career choice has often been overlooked by younger generations. On the other hand, however, dentistry is one of the top 10 career options in the US, according to the 2021 US News and World Report. From financial independence,

December 2, 2021 News Dental StudentsNews

Planmeca’s Commitment to UBC Dental Education and Patient Care

by University of British Columbia

It was an unseasonably cold night on March 9th, 2005 that included a light dusting of snow on UBC Point Grey campus. Through large picture windows facing Wesbrook Mall, ceremonial shot glasses filled with Finnish vodka were raised and a

December 1, 2021 News Dental StudentsNews

UBC Students Report Delays in AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan Coverage

by Tiffany Ma, The Ubyssey

Multiple students reported delays in their AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan coverage during last month’s AMS’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan provides students with extended health coverage such as physiotherapy, optometry and dental care, in addition to BC’s Medical

October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew grads

Words of Wisdom

by Oral Health

The best advice comes from people who have lived it, so we asked a few of our editorial board members to share their words of wisdom as you embark upon your dental career. Bruce Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD (C), Thunder

October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsMental HealthNew dentistsNew grads

Under Pressure: Dealing with Stress and Anxiety

by Akhil Chawla, BSc; Lesia Waschuk, DDS. MEd

Dental school, like any professional educational program, is challenging. Students are expected to develop their manual dexterity skills and maintain a heavy course load, which makes it difficult to maintain the balanced and healthy lifestyle that they know is important.

October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsMarketing strategiesNew dentistsNew gradsSocial media

Is It All Instaworthy?

by Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH, CDTP

Social media is a blessing and a curse, but either way, it’s the way of the future (and so are you!). Caps off to you! You’re about to graduate during a global pandemic, and as you patiently await the ink

Entering the World of Dentistry: 5 Pieces of Advice for the New Grad
October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsGeneral PracticeNew dentistsNew grads

Entering the World of Dentistry: 5 Pieces of Advice for the New Grad

by Michelle Budd, DDS. Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp; Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer, dentalcorp

Like any profession, stepping into the real world of dentistry after graduation can be intimidating. Building a plan for your development now will help set you up for a successful and rewarding dental career in the long term. While dental

Financial Realities After Dental School & Six Principles to Follow
October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsFinancesNew dentistsNew grads

Financial Realities After Dental School & Six Principles to Follow

by David Chong Yen CPA, CA, CFP; Eugene Chu, M.Acc., CA, CPA

Graduating from dental school is a monumental accomplishment. It is usually accompanied with huge loans/debt ranging from $250,000 – $500,000 depending on if one graduated from a Canadian or foreign school. Panoramic Perspective Consider:Advertisement If you wish to own your

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October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew grads

All I Really Need to Know, I Learned After Dental School

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, B.Sc., DDS

What’s my biggest regret – dental school. I don’t regret going; I regret not doing it right. I would go through dental school all over again … and pay for it. Why? You see, I was an unlikely dental student.

October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew grads

A Note From the FCDSA President: A Lifetime of Lessons in Two Years

by Saif Matti, FCDSA President

Each year, Oral Health invites us to contribute a piece to their student issue, and the article tends to be focused on our organization, the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA). However, in light of the pandemic, I have

October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsEditorialNew dentistsNew gradsPractice management

Design Your Professional Future

by Mark Lin BSC, DDS, MSC, FRCD(C); Peter Barry CMC, RRDH

The learning curve for recent graduates transitioning into private practice is steep and very rewarding for those who prepare themselves for thriving in a profession that is under rapid transformation. After four challenging and rewarding years, you will anxiously await

August 16, 2021 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Students in England Offered £10,000 to Switch University

by The Guardian

Students who have won a place on an oversubscribed dentistry degree in England are being offered £10,000 to transfer to a different university with places available. But universities warn cash incentives won’t relieve the pressure on many dental courses. Like