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
General dentist Ryder Waldron, D.D.S., splits his days between his private practice and literary enterprises with fellow dental colleagues, providing guidance to aspiring dental students and dentists. During a recent interview with the ADEA GoDental team, Dr. Waldron shared advice ... 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
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
Sometimes our most thoroughly thought-out plans don’t come to fruition. I never thought I would find my true passion in educating future dentists, but I am so thankful to have found my niche. ... See More
Growing up in a public housing development in Washington, DC, I came from humble beginnings, but that never stopped me from dreaming big.
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Dr. Goolsby documents her journey through community health and private practice as a general dentist. ... See More
Dental hygienist Floyd Butz talks about his profession and how he eventually took on a role as full-time educator. ... See More