Though she doesn’t wear a cape, this San Diego dentist is a H.E.R.O to many. #ie40under40

Earning a degree is expensive. Total student loan debt in the U.S. today amounts to $1.52 trillion, according to Forbes. With a financial burden weighing on her shoulders, Dr. Malieka Johnson, DDS, is uncomfortably acquainted with the student loan debt struggle — and that’s why she’s putting a stop to it. Dr. Johnson, raised by […]

Did you miss the AAWD conference? Dr. Kady Rawal offers her take in Incisal Edge.

“THE 2018 AMERICAN Association of Women Dentists conference, held over three days in early October in lovely Savannah, Georgia, was titled “Proper Positioning: Align Yourself for Success”—and scores of female dental colleagues from around the country gathered to network, collaborate, grow, refresh—and, yes, align themselves for even greater achievements still ahead.” So says Dr. Kady Rawal […]

Benco Dental Tooth Fairy visits autistic support classrooms

Ten-year associate at nation’s largest privately-owned dental distributor delivers smiles to PA students If entering an elementary school clad in a crown and wings doesn’t guarantee that students will offer their undivided attention, then not much will. Last month during a visit to two of Dan Flood Elementary School’s autistic support classrooms in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, […]

What inspires dental hygienists & what makes them proud? Premier and ADHA find out.

Patients allowing themselves to be vulnerable in the dental chair and sharing stories with their clinicians. Attending conferences where colleagues offer much motivation. Building relationships with patients and knowing that it’s possible to change their lives. Dental hygienists Ryan Rutar, Miranda Peralta and LeeAnn Winkler cite these as their daily career inspirations. Earlier this year, […]