In an associateship? Here is how to make the most out of it

Associateships come in different forms and nearly none of them come with a handbook of what to expect. We all want our associateships to serve two basic purposes. Enable us to grow as better clinicians and as good leaders. This is why it is very important to be getting the most out of an associateship.… Continue reading In an associateship? Here is how to make the most out of it

Learning from Dr. Cathy Hung

Most dentists and oral-maxillofacial surgeons have heard about Dr. Cathy Hung. Her advice is frequently featured on the New Dentist Now blog and Dental Practice Success column of the American Dental Association. Her new book, Pulling Wisdom, has started the much needed conversation on building cultural competency in health care professionals, especially those serving diverse,… Continue reading Learning from Dr. Cathy Hung

How to talk to employers about being a foreign trained dentist

Based on the ADA Health Policy Institute, foreign trained dentists account for 5% of all graduating dentists in the US. Despite of this, most struggle while navigating employment opportunities after school. I faced some difficulty and confusion when I was getting ready to graduate. Things may be similar, if not worse, for foreign trained graduates… Continue reading How to talk to employers about being a foreign trained dentist