The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health: A Public Health and Economic Concern

In a healthcare setting, evaluating and treating a person as a whole while addressingindividual concerns is the way it should always be. Sadly, even in today’s world, that is notalways the case. Traditional medicine often will compartmentalize each organ and bodily system,treating one specific concern at a time without considering how the rest of the … Read more The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health: A Public Health and Economic Concern

CDC offers opportunities for early-career dentists interested in public health – New Dentist Blog

The application deadline is Sept. 30 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.The program provides four opportunities: • Gaining experience and skills across all 10 designated competency areas outlined by the American Board of Dental Public Health. • Gaining skills in the methods of scientific inquiry and research, emphasizing oral health epidemiology and population-based efforts. • Setting … Read more CDC offers opportunities for early-career dentists interested in public health – New Dentist Blog

If I could go back in time, what would I tell my dental school self about what to expect after graduation? – New Dentist Blog

Let me start by giving a little background on my dental school experience. My father was diagnosed with stage IV renal cell carcinoma two months into me starting dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  Dr. Simpson He was initially given four months to live, but fortunately he lived about two-and-one-half years more … Read more If I could go back in time, what would I tell my dental school self about what to expect after graduation? – New Dentist Blog

New dentists share their experiences practicing in a rural community – New Dentist Blog

Kristen Sciolino, D.M.D., is an owner-dentist in Lincoln, Maine — population 4,853. As a dentist in a small, rural community, Dr. Sciolino said her family wouldn’t have it any other way. Dr. Sciolino She is just one of many new dentists who have chosen to practice in a rural setting, whether it be in public health … Read more New dentists share their experiences practicing in a rural community – New Dentist Blog

Do you need a rewrite? – New Dentist Blog

“Dr. Vaughn, I wanted to ask you . . . do you enjoy dentistry?” “Interesting,” I thought. “What a simple, straightforward yet completely complicated and intricately loaded question I have just been asked by this bright-eyed, good-intentioned college student.” Dr. Vaughn “Y-Yeah. . . I do.” I paused. I could feel the perspiration gathering on … Read more Do you need a rewrite? – New Dentist Blog