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Dental Research: Underexplored Career Territory

Posted by Jane A. Weintraub on December 22, 2016
Jane A. Weintraub, D.D.S., M.P.H., was studying as a predental student when a bite from the “research bug” sparked her love of scientific discovery. An interest in science, art and dental public health soon transformed into a fulfilling career option ... See More

One Dental Hygienist's Path to Increasing Access to Dental Care

Posted by Kelli C. Johnson, RDH, B.A.S. on June 15, 2016

What if you could provide dental care to the underserved community on a grander scale? Kelli C. Johnson, RDH, B.A.S., does just that as a dental program manager for AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia. Working together with corporate dental teams, Ms. Johnson is able to establish fresh initiatives geared towards providing dental care to an increasing number of children and adults with Medicaid insurance. Ms. Johnson recently sat down with the ADEA GoDental team to enlighten us about the multifaceted world of dental insurance and how her career path began in dental hygiene. 

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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