While health insurance is regulated under multiple federal and state legislation to protect patients’ rights, there aren’t many legislations that regulate dental insurance. This has led to dental insurance companies being able to raise their rates without increasing patient benefits. When I shadowed in a dental office that mainly serves the low-income population, theContinue reading “Everything to Know About Question 2”
Category Archives: Predental Newsletter
ASDA and Advocacy
As a dental student, it can be difficult to see all the sides of dentistry. Students become so focused on balancing the didactics with developing the necessary hand skills, as well as the community service that there can almost be a “tunnel vision”. While these aspects of dental school are crucial, students can sometimes forgetContinue reading “ASDA and Advocacy“
Is Fluoride Safe?
Whether in the dental office from patients or out in public overhearing conversations, many people have heard someone question fluoride. As a dental assistant in the dental office, I hear patients ask the doctor if fluoride is safe for them and their children, and if it is safe what is the best way to getContinue reading “Is Fluoride Safe?”
What Are Interviews Like?
When I applied to dental school, interviews were online. While my experience was a little different from what yours will be, there will definitely be things you can take away from this answer. Once my application was submitted in June, and my DAT was submitted in August, I heard about my first interview on SeptemberContinue reading “What Are Interviews Like?”
Welcome Pre-Dental Students
Welcome to the Pre-Dental Newsletter. This is a newsletter written by the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) District 1 Pre-Dental Committee, composed of both dental students and pre-dental delegates. ASDA District 1 represents the New England dental schools, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Tufts UniversityContinue reading “Welcome Pre-Dental Students”