This week is a week of firsts for ASDA. We are celebrating our first ever National Predental Week to introduce predental students nationwide to ASDA and all we have to offer. ASDA is also hosting our first live webinar “The Dental School Experience.” Read on for more about this new event!
Now, eligible ASDA and ADA student members automatically receive the no-cost ADA Student Life and Disability Insurance Plan coverages.* Register your insurance account online.
In honor of National Predental Week, Mouthing Off will feature all predental-focused content this week. You’ll even have a bonus post on Thursday!
A great deal of our financial advice in the past has been geared toward the dental student or young practitioner. As a predental student, you have many years ahead of you to focus on dental specific financial planning. Now is the time to focus on the basics. The two most important parts of becoming financially aware as a predental student relate to understanding your personal budget, using it and choosing a dental school that fits within that budget.
For most, Valentine’s Day means elegant dinners, roses and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates tied with a velveteen bow. A “day of romance” is what they say–a day that begins with a smile and ends in the perfect kiss.
Two years ago, award-winning director Steven Spielberg, and cast members Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, spent a few weeks in Richmond, VA filming blockbuster “Lincoln.” During their time here, the city was abuzz with changed traffic patterns, gentlemen in top hats, and rumors of where Spielberg and crew were having dinner. Admittedly, I made several trips by Richmond’s Capitol Square on my way home from school to see if I could catch a glimpse of filming. Since then, I’m interested in all things Lincoln.
Today we celebrate the 205th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth—read on for tales of Lincoln’s oral health.
Professional lobbyists are paid influencers. Of course, networking is the cornerstone of lobbying. ASDA asked former ADA lobbyist Michael Brzica to speak at National Leadership Conference this past November. In case you missed the meeting, we had Michael distill some of his networking wisdom into four key points. Watch this video to glean networking tips from a professional lobbyist.
The American Dental Association is the premier business resource for dentists, offering dozens of guides on subjects we don’t often learn in dental school. These practical guides are available at catalog.ada.org. Leave a comment on this post to win one of the ADA Guides mentioned.