Many dental students try to imagine what life will be like after graduation. But no one imagines starting their career during a pandemic. Learn ways to prepare yourself, both personally and professionally, to face the challenges.
If you want to own someday, the associate-to-owner path might help you get there faster. With the associate-to-owner path, you join a practice as an associate with an agreement for a future complete sale.
Last summer on June 22, before COVID-19 flipped our world upside down, 22 members of the Colorado ASDA chapter woke up on “game day.” Jumping out of bed, they stuffed their faces full of oats and protein, laced up their shoes and put on their game faces before making the drive over to the outdoor Hoops Park in Aurora, Colorado.
In my last ASDA Blog post, I discussed the importance of question-asking by dental students as they hunted for jobs, and received an overwhelming response. As a result, I have prepared a list of key questions to ask during job interviews.
ADA Success offers a series of programs on topics most relevant to students today, each presented by a volunteer dentist or other subject-matter expert. Learn more about how you can participate.
Job shadowing can be one of the best ways to pave a clear path to success after graduation. Firsthand experience with a variety of practice environments and the day-to-day responsibilities of real-world dentistry is invaluable for career planning. When we want to make a significant purchase, such as a new car, we test drive it first to ensure it’s a good fit. Why wouldn’t we treat something as important as our career the same way?
Dental students of all ages and from every school have at least one thing in common: They know they want to work as dentists. What many don’t know, however, is where they want to work or if they’re making the right decisions as they shop around for career options.