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August 5, 2020 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2024 Gets a Virtual Welcome

by The Harvard Gazette

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed 36 new doctor of dental medicine students during Monday’s orientation. This is the first time in HSDM history that an incoming Class began a four-year program virtually. The Class of 2024 hails from

August 4, 2020 News DentistryNews

The Most Viewed Website on the Internet

by Nour Geres, Linnaea Halpert, Bronte Murcar-Evans, Noah Gasner, Joshua Tordjman (UofT WCODS)

If you’re reading this, you’ve most likely used Wikipedia to look up medical or dental information. As a matter of fact, Wikipedia is the most consulted website on the internet when it comes to health-related searches,1 making it a highly

July 15, 2020 News News

Six Ways U of T Plans to Keep Students, Faculty and Staff Safe on Campus This Fall

by University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is implementing a number of changes on campus to ensure the U of T’s community’s safety in advance of the fall semester. As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, new and returning students will see

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

UB Dental Students 3D Print Free Face Shields For Local Dentists

by The University at Buffalo

A team of University at Buffalo dental students are using 3D printers to supply UB and Western New York dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care. The students, working under the guidance of

June 9, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Celebrating the Next Generation of Dental Professionals: Dentsply Sirona and the AADR Honor Talented Students with the 2020 SCADA Awards

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) congratulate the winners of the 2020 Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards (SCADA) program. Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, the traditional competition and awards

June 4, 2020 News NewsOral Health

NYU’s “Decade of Smiles” Program

by Henry Schein Inc.

NYU’s “Decade of Smiles” Program is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the NYU-Henry Schein Global Student Outreach Program (GSO). The GSO program provides oral health care education, emergency dental services, screenings, prevention, sealant application, and restorative treatment to underserved

May 20, 2020 News Oral Health

Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Program Alumnae Score in Top 3% on US Exam

by University of Manitoba

Two graduates of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s pediatric dentistry graduate program were awarded the 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award. Rena Sihra and Tara Kennedy received the honour which goes to those who score in the top three

April 20, 2020 News Blogs

Top Dental Resume Samples & Pro Writing Tips

by Sandra Larson

You have completed your degree in dentistry and now you are ready to step in the real world. As exciting as it sounds, competition rules the real world. To get the best job, your dentist resume has to be at

February 20, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award Provides Full Tuition and Career Opportunities for Outstanding Students

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and leading network of dental clinics, announced the creation of a new scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals. Each year, one graduating student in dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting programs at

January 12, 2020 News News

U of T Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Save Lives While Training Future Doctors in Ethiopia

by University of Toronto

Inside St. Peter’s Specialized Hospital in Addis Ababa, patients lined the halls with ailments including head and neck tumours, kerosene burns, cleft lips and hyena bites. They were waiting to be assessed by the first group of maxillofacial surgery residents at

December 11, 2019 News News

Schulich Dentisty’s Movember Team Raises $3000 For Charity

by Schulich Dentistry

Schulich Dentistry’s Movember team is made up of students and faculty members who wish to raise money for men’s health during the month of November. To join the team, members can either grow a mustache, set a personal fitness goal

December 4, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Saskatchewan’s Dental Hygienist Shortage Exacerbated By Extra Year of Required Training

by CBC News

A chronic shortage of dental hygienists in the province became worse this year after changes were made to the diploma program for students. Instead of two years to get a diploma, the Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association now requires students to

December 4, 2019 News News

University of Alberta Dental Students Donate Thousands of Pairs of Socks

by CTV News

Inner city Edmontonians will soon have warmer feet this winter thanks to the University of Alberta Faculty of Dentistry. Students and staff from the school amassed 9,374 pairs of socks destined for the Boyle McCauley Health Centre. “It feels amazing,”

November 27, 2019 News News

With Help From UBC Student Hygienists, Union Gospel Mission Expands Clinics To New West Clients

by Vancouver Sun

It’s been three years since Dwight Harvey has had his teeth cleaned by a hygienist so he was happy to be among the first patients at the expansion of a pop-up dental office staffed by University of B.C. students. Students

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November 19, 2019 Feature

The 2 “Rules’’ Of Job Search

by Michele Bush

Many believe that a successful job search is based primarily on our resume – education, previous employment, certifications, involvement in extracurricular activities. Yet there is so much more to it, especially for those who may not have a lot of

November 5, 2019 News News

University Of Alberta Students Provide Free Dental Care For Those Without Insurance

by Global News

Every Saturday morning during the school year, dentistry and dental hygiene students from the University of Alberta in Edmonton provide cleanings and checkups for free. It’s part of the Student Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton (SHINE) clinic. Students

October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

A Note From The Federation Of Canadian Dentistry Student Association

by Natalie Pollock, President, FCDSA

I clearly remember sitting in the aisle seat of my undergraduate lecture hall, anxiously waiting for my phone to light up with a call. When it did, I’m not sure I caught a single word Dr. Paul Allison (McGill’s former

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October 31, 2019 Feature Dental FAQDental StudentsFinancesNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

5 Burning Questions For Dental Students & Associates

by Melanie Langevin, CPA, CMA

Dental students and associates are a busy bunch. With long hours and a hectic schedule, figuring out your tax filings can slip down your priority list. This group typically asks about five topics: deductions against your income, moving expenses, impact

Graduating Dentists
October 31, 2019 Feature Continuing EducationDental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

What’s Next For The Graduating Dentist?

by Mark H. E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

Dental students who have recently completed their education may find themselves pondering many questions. For example, they may be considering their need to find a stable job. Geographic location may be a particular focus – what setting would encourage a

Dentistry career options
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