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Monthly Archives: February 2016



Networking is Not a Dirty Word

At some point, you might have heard the saying, “It’s not who you know, but what you know.”  This advice typically refers to networking with others in an effort to learn from professionals in your industry, exchange useful ideas, and perhaps find your dream job.   Meeting new people is not only advantageous from a career standpoint; these new relationships may…



The Great Dental Therapist Debate

Like many other dental students, I’m from a state that doesn’t have its own dental school. Unfortunately, this leads to a very high lack of access to care for the residents of my home state, New Mexico. When speaking to several members of the NMDA about issues that are impacting our state, the words “mid level care providers” and “dental…



Dental Materials Exposure at the RMDC

The Rocky Mountain Dental Convention was in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center over the January 18th-20th weekend.  For students, this is a great event to see what the wide world of dentistry holds outside of the confines of school.  It’s also a healthy venture for our education because we can see ideas and materials outside of the normal scope…



Baby Dentists

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine the days before dental school- before the navy blue scrubs, the “conscious incompetence”, the juggling of patients and their demands [“I can only come every other Tuesday… and only in the mornings… oh, and can I come at 9:45 instead of 9?”].   In this sort of tunnel vision, I forget the days when I…



Rocky Mountain Dental Convention

The Rocky Mountain Dental Convention is the largest continuing education event in this region! But what does that mean for a dental student? You get one full Friday off of school — yippee a ski day! Joking.  It’s “expected” that we attend the event, and to be honest, I firmly believe we should.   RMDC provides, in my personal opinion,…