Hear from Practitioners

Dental Hygiene and Research Join Forces

Posted by Michele P. Carr, RDH, M.A. on March 21, 2016
On top of an interest in the dental professions do you enjoy learning and sharing your knowledge with others? Could your unexplored passion involve educating future dentists and dental hygienists? Educational researcher, Michele P. Carr, RDH, M.A., tapped into her ... See More

Discussions with Dentists

Posted by Tonya Parris-Wilkins D.D.S., FAAHD, MAGD on January 20, 2016
This month the ADEA GoDental team sat down for a candid conversation with general practitioner, Tonya Parris Wilkins D.D.S., FAAHD, MAGD. The conversation explored key topics for predental and dental students including selecting a specialty, overcoming self doubt and ... See More

Pursuing My Dreams Against All Odds: Refugee to Dental Hygienist

Posted by Muntather Alameedi, B.S., RDH on July 21, 2015
Growing up as an Iraqi refugee during Saddam Hussein’s oppressive regime, I was definitely put at a disadvantage in my education. My parents did not greatly value education, as they were more focused on safety and staying out of harm’s way. I was 6 years old when I came to the United States, and I struggled to learn the different language and adjust to my new home. ... See More