By Alyssa Holmes, Class of 2021 At NLC we had the pleasure if hearing Stacey Flowers speak and send us off on our final day at the conference. Stacey is an entrepreneur who has been named as the Next Global Leader for her generation by Munroe Global, had her own Tedx Talk, and is listed […]Read more "The 5 Steps to Happiness"
by Dr. Brian Powley, DDS
Chair, Council on Government Affairs, AzDA
By Trisha In, ASDOH Class of 2023 Notes from Dr. Harn’s lecture at the National Leadership Conference Imagine being born with three missing fingers and trying to enter the male-dominated field of dentistry in the 1970s. That is precisely what Dr. Kimberly Harms did, and she and her husband were able to open up a […]Read more "Mental and Dental Health"
By Shervin Shahsavari, ASDOH Class of 2023 Dental services are the number one treatment people need but don’t receive. This is largely due to barriers of care present that make it difficult for people to look for and initiate getting care. We must increase our economic intelligence of why people don’t visit the dentist before […]Read more "Addressing the Barriers to Dental Care"
From a session during NLC by Jenna Hang, Class of 2021 This year’s National Leadership Conference allowed attendees to explore various topics that covered the wide scope of dentistry. One such topic was examining the relationship of dental and oral care to general health care. Dr. Lisa Simon from Harvard School of Dental Medicine gave […]Read more "The "Care Gap" between the Medical and Dental Fields"
From a session by Ben Youel, DDS, MS at the National Leadership Conference By Jocelin Calcagno, Class of 2022 I decided to attend “What I Wish I learned in Dental School: Tips for Life in Practice” by Dr. Youel. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and continued his orthodontic residency […]Read more "What I Wish I learned in Dental School: Tips for Life in Practice"
By Annika Wuerfel, Class of 2021 When thinking about a dental office, one may not think that “going green” is a feasible or tangible option in running a practice. However, there are many benefits not only for the environment but also for the patient and the bottom line. After attending the National Leadership Conference discussion […]Read more "Going Green in the Dental Clinic"