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MICRO- Managed TO MICRO- Influencer

by Irene Iancu BSc, RDH, CTDP

Instagram is the place to go to find beautifully curated feeds, thoughtfully created captions and systematically planned hashtags. It’s the place we lose hours to, deep diving into people’s accounts and getting to the abyss of their pages. Creeping, exploring

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October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Navigating Career Options In The Complex World Of Dentistry

by Guy Amini, President, dentalcorp

Now more than ever, dentists, like all new professionals, are prioritizing work-life balance and overall well-being. This is having a profound impact on their ambitions and career choices. Unfortunately, with unprecedented debt loads burdening most dental grads, there is overwhelming

October 30, 2019 News News

From Bangkok To Boston: Dental Students From Around The World Visit GSDM As Part Of International Externship Exchange Program

by Boston University

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed students and faculty from six dental schools around the world this summer as part of the International Externship Exchange Program (IEEP). Through this program, select GSDM fourth-year Doctor of Dental

October 29, 2019 News News

A New System To Measure Pain More Accurately Could Help Fight The Opioid Addiction Crisis

by Roberto Molar Candanosa, Northeastern University

Struggling to assess pain based on a zero-to-ten scale is not an uncommon issue when doctors treat patients, especially because the concept of how painful something is can vary from person to person. It’s difficult to put a number on

October 28, 2019 News News

Shoppers Drug Mart Pilots In-Store Dental Centres Amid National Wellness Expansion

by Retail Insider

Toronto-based drug store retailer Shoppers Drug Mart continues to innovate in an effort to maintain market dominance amid increased competition in the industry. That includes a pilot partnership that could see a rollout of shop-in-stores housing a US-based dental concept,

October 27, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Student CEO Presses Forward With Tooth-Cleaning Gum

by The Pitt News

Emily Siegel has always had an entrepreneurial streak when it came to sweet things. In elementary school, she sold candy at a local theater. In middle school, she was the top Girl Scout in cookie sales. In high school, she

October 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

University At Buffalo To Welcome First Female American Indian Dentist

by University at Buffalo

Jessica Ann Rickert, DDS, will visit the University at Buffalo to share her journey in becoming the first female American Indian dentist in the world. During the event, “Change Perceptions… Go Beyond Expectations,” Rickert will also address the alarming shortage

October 22, 2019 News News

‘Can Be Pretty Scary:’ MATC Students Provide Care To Clients With Disabilities Amid Statewide Shortage

by FOX 6 NOW

The president of the Wisconsin Dental Association said there is a major shortage of dentists in the state who can treat patients with disabilities. An MATC program is helping to expand access to dental care. Ambrosia Camargo is studying to be a dental hygienist

October 19, 2019 News News

Predoctoral Programs Now Required To Educate Students On Managing Patients With Disabilities

by ADA News

Beginning in 2020, the Commission on Dental Accreditation will require all U.S. predoctoral dental education programs to educate students on managing patients with intellectual and physical disabilities. The new standard has been in the works since February 2018 when CODA

October 12, 2019 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Residents Study Mindfulness Alongside Molars

by Sinai Health System

As the co-director of the Facial Pain Unit in the Department of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as an Associate in Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Dr. Bruce Freeman was seeing some

October 1, 2019 News News

Navajo NDSU Student Pursues Dentistry To Become ‘Ultimate Changemaker’ For Her Tribe

by Marley

Marlinda Haudley met a female Native American dentist named Tamana Begay six years ago at a summer institute for aspiring medical professionals. Begay, like Haudley, is a Navajo. Or as Haudley said, Begay was the first physician she’d seen who