The discovery of superior manual dexterity at an early age by a mentor set Leo E. Rouse, D.D.S., on the path to a career in dentistry and academia. As our practitioner of the month, Dr. Rouse sat down with ... See More
From dental assistant to the Dean of Health Sciences, dental hygienist Lisa M. Baker, M.S., RDH, CDA, credits all the open career doors she’s encountered to the decision to further her education. Now her focus is on giving back to ... See More
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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This dental hygienist had no idea the kind of opportunities that would emerge when she started her journey in dental hygiene. Learn about her successes and the opportunities available to those who pursue a career in dental hygiene. ... See More
Dentistry may be a difficult profession to pursue and at times it may feel like an impossible goal to achieve but, according to this dentist, the arduous journey is worthwhile. ... See More
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
Dental hygienist Floyd Butz talks about his profession and how he eventually took on a role as full-time educator. ... See More