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Ortho and anesthesiology students matched last week

Congratulations to all the applicants out there that just successfully went through Phase I of the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program, affectionately known as the “The Match!”  On Nov. 30, applicants applying for residencies in Orthodontics and Dental Anesthesiology found out their fates for next year.  Around 8:30 am, matched applicants received an email with the… Read more »

Social media in your practice: friend or foe?

Has anyone noticed how social media and online review sites keep popping up in dental news every few months? I remember when ASDA Contributing Editor Matthew Ronconi (UCLA ’12) wrote an editorial about Yelp. His mentor had received fabulous reviews, except for one. It irked him that one bad review, regardless of the truth or… Read more »

Are you MO’s next electronic editor?

Jan. 1, 2012 isn’t just New Years Day, it’s Mouthing Off’s 2nd blogoversary! It hardly seems like it’s been so long since we started this. I am extremely proud of what MO has become in the past two years. When I pitched the idea to my supervisor, I had never blogged before and I didn’t… Read more »

ASDOH’s Dr. Dillenberg Keynote

Dr. Jack Dillenberg, MPH, has lived a pretty successful life. That’s what he told over 100 students at ASDA’s Western Regional Meeting in San Antonio on November 4. Dr. Dillenberg went on to give his definition of success as well and tell students a little about his varied career in dentistry and public health. As… Read more »

Giving Thanks

Thursday can’t come quick enough – I think we’re all ready for a break to spend time with our families and give our brains a vacation for a few days. But before going into auto-eating-pilot, you might want to take some time to thank the professors and staff that make our long days at dental… Read more »

Auction for John Lennon’s Tooth

Recently, a Canadian dentist became the proud new owner of a piece of Beatle’s history. That’s right, Dr. Michael Zuk spent a reported $31,200 on John Lennon’s decayed and extracted molar. Check out this CNN clip with Anderson Cooper for more information (and a lot of dental puns): This news article reports Dr. Zuk plans… Read more »