Acquiring your dental license to practice can seem complicated, especially figuring out which exams you need to take. This article details initial licensure requirements and how those impact where dentists can practice.
A common trait of dentists and members of the U.S. Armed Forces is the desire to serve their community and country. Both want to improve the lives of society at large. Both sacrifice their time, energy, and resources to become proficient in their respective field.
Only 19% of surgeons in the United States are women, while the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is made up of only 8% of active female members. The Women in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium brings women in OMFS together.
West Texas, northern Alaska, Big Sky country, the Plains states. Though vastly different in geography and topography, these regions share one commonality — they are all predominantly rural areas.
According to the 2014 issue of Science of People, networking enables you to exchange information, meet new professional contacts, and build mutually beneficial relationships. Like anything in life, networking takes practice.
If you’re like me, you’ve decided to continue your education past dental school. Maybe an introductory course became an interest, which sparked a passion, and now you’ve decided to specialize. How can you transfer your unique passions onto your residency application?
Residency isn’t the only way we can shape our future careers. Post-dental school plans aren’t limited to AEGD programs, GPRs and specialties; there’s also the potential to work on developing research skills.