Residency vs. Job

D4's face a difficult decision upon graduation: do I pursue a residency or go straight to work? I have asked my colleague, Maria, to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each post-grad option. Maria has the unique perspective of completing a residency-like clerkship during her senior year (Diamond Scholars). Having recently graduated, she now works…

Specializing in Endodontics

Interested in pursuing a specialty in endodontics? Read below for an interview of my colleague, Cassandra, who is an Endodontics Resident at the University of Maryland! She provides some great advice for dental students who are considering endo! 1. What general advice do you have for students interested in specializing in endodontics? I would say…

Specializing in Orthodontics

Interested in pursuing a specialty in orthodontics? Read below for an interview of my colleague, Dr. Katie Garrett, who is entering her orthodontics residency this fall! She provides some great advice for dental students who are considering ortho! 1. What general advice do you have for students interested in specializing in orthodontics? I would advise…

Specializing in Pediatrics

Interested in pursuing a specialty in pediatric dentistry? Read below for an interview of my colleague, Monica, who is entering her pediatric dentistry residency this fall! She provides some great advice for dental students who are considering peds! 1. What general advice do you have for students interested in specializing in pediatric dentistry? Volunteer, shadow,…