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Managing student loan debt as a new dentist

Brittany Vacura, D.D.S., is a general dentist and dental director for a federally qualified health center in Sacramento, California. She graduated from the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry in 2017 and the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine general practice residency in 2018. Dr. Vacura enjoys encouraging dental students […]

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Making an impact through Give Kids A Smile

Blogger Mirissa Price, D.M.D., is a board-certified pediatric dentist with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is the interim program director of the pediatric dental residency and assistant professor at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee. Passionate about access to care, Dr. Price is an ADA Give Kids A Smile ambassador,

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Learning the art of storytelling in the business of dentistry

Blogger Anubhuti Misra, B.D.S., D.D.S., graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in Los Angeles with honors after completing her B.D.S. in India. She has worked with people who are underprivileged or have special health care needs in the Silicon Valley and witnessed the challenges faced by them very closely. She also

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What I learned in my general practice residency

Blogger Sampada Deshpande, D.D.S., practices in Bay Area, California. Due to her specialized training, she is often approached for care by patients with special health care needs. Author of the book “Persevering,” Dr. Deshpande earned her dental degree from the University of Washington and completed a general practice residency at Alameda Health System. She is

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What I learned from interviewing actor Constance Wu

Blogger Stephanie R. Ganter, D.D.S., is a board-certified periodontal and dental implant surgeon in Garland, Texas. She completed a two-year fellowship in integrative medicine out of the University of Arizona School of Medicine and is currently enrolled in a one-year surgical leadership program at Harvard University. Dr. Ganter has also taken executive leadership courses through Cornell

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The 5 skills necessary for private practice ownership

Dr. Kutsyk Michael Kutsyk, D.D.S., is a graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He is currently in private practice in Bradenton, Florida. He is also a part-time clinical professor at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, Florida. You’ve graduated from dental school, spent some

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Propelling membership to leadership: an interview in honor of Women’s History Month

Blogger Cathy Hung, D.D.S., is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in New Jersey. She is an alumna of the ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership and a wellness ambassador with the ADA Wellness Ambassador Program, which is supported by the ADA Dental Team Wellness Advisory Committee of the ADA Council on Dental Practice. Dr.

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The lingering paradox of Asian American dentists: Reflections on my AAPI heritage

Blogger Cathy Hung, D.D.S., is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in New Jersey. She is an alumna of the ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership and a wellness ambassador with the ADA Wellness Ambassador Program, which is supported by the ADA Dental Team Wellness Advisory Committee of the ADA Council on Dental Practice. Dr.

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The myth of work-life balance and finding your peace

Blogger Amrita Patel, D.D.S. (left), is a general dentist in private practice in Westchester County, New York, and an adjunct faculty member in the dental hygiene program at the University of South Dakota. She graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 2011 and completed a general practice residency immediately afterwards. From 2018-20,

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