“The first time
I decided to pursue my dream to do a periodontics residency in the United States,
I approached the director of a periodontics program in one school who then
asked me to come for a six-month or one-year internship,” says National Boards
Educator Swati Gupta, M.D.S., B.D.S.
moment, the only internship I was aware of, was the one-year mandatory
internship during the five-year completion of a Bachelor of Dental Medicine
(B.D.S.) in India,” Dr. Gupta said. After some research, she learned quickly
that internships and externships are recommended for any national or
international student who is keen to continue their career in dentistry in the
Keep reading to
learn the advice Dr. Gupta has for any international dentist considering
practicing their profession within the United States.
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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
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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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