Aug. 6 is National Fresh Breath Day. Dentists all over would rejoice if this holiday was celebrated every day and not just once a year. Breath smells are something we are all too familiar with, and its remedies are routine parts of our oral hygiene instructions to patients.
As we navigate dental school, explore various specialties and consider potential residencies, we learn about the increasing complexity of cases that specialists handle. Fortunately, technology and research have also progressed to help specialists achieve these new goals and set higher standards.
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.
The public is increasingly aware of the harm that commercial single-use plastic products do to wildlife and the environment. I mean, if getting your grande iced, sugar-free, vanilla latte with soy milk at Starbucks with a paper straw doesn’t scream save the turtles to you, I don’t know what else can
Tobacco use continues to pose serious health risks to countless smokers and their bystanders. According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 1.3 billion tobacco users all over the world and 8 million deaths every year among them.
As the weather starts to get warmer and spring rain is watering the earth, many dental students are looking forward to summer break. It is always a balance between relaxing and being productive during any break in dental school.