My First Month as an Associate Dentist

This is a long overdue update! I’ve been working my tail off as a new associate dentist for just over a month. Read about my first month on the job below! Where I Work I am an associate dentist in a DSO-supported de-novo office. The practice is just 5 minutes from my home. I love…

Job Search Timeline

After graduation, the world is your oyster! But, you should have a clear understanding of the licenses you must secure before pursuing job opportunities. Here’s what you need (in this order)! 1. Disability Insurance: First, secure disability insurance to lock in discounted student rates. For more information, see my post on disability insurance! 2. State…

Associateship Week 1

Are you curious about the transition from student/resident to associate? Reflecting on her first week in practice, I interviewed fellow dental blogger, Dr. Alenna Monet from The Dental Journey. She offers some great insight into her first week as an associate dentist, including her workload and when she finds time to squeeze in hygiene checks!…