Words From Your Peers

From Lost Tooth to Dental Dreams: A Journey of Transformation

Posted by Rafa Hossain on July 27, 2023

“Coming back home with a bag of ice and ice cream, 7-year-old me never would have imagined the years of treatment and surgeries I would endure from losing one baby tooth,” says predental student Rafa Hossain. “A year later, I found myself at the orthodontist’s office, baffled by tooth #8’s stubborn refusal to come out. Despite undergoing braces and numerous procedures to correct my tooth’s position, sadly, this problem remained unsolved.”

Read more as Ms. Hossain shares what happened next, her personal experiences and the inspirational moment that led her to choose a career path in dentistry. 

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