NBDE PART 1 – Advice and Resources

Hello all! If you are a reader of Denthusiast and are tuning into this article because you are taking the NBDE Part 1, welcome! Congrats on getting to this point in your education. I am aware that this exam is tough, preparing for it is tough, and it a monumental hurtle to be passed. BUT! … Continue reading NBDE PART 1 – Advice and Resources

A Time Management & Productivity Hack: The Pomodoro Method

"A lot of us "older guys" in the dental field think millennials coming into the profession may be lazy, or just get everything handed to them... overly entitled. It's just the perception and stigma." I recently listened to a podcast called DentalTown: Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran, and in one episode he talks to current dental … Continue reading A Time Management & Productivity Hack: The Pomodoro Method

An Open Discussion with The Dental School Coach

One of my favorite resources for pre-dents is the dental school coach! Zia, founder of the website and mentor, helps pre-dental students by providing interview tips, personal statement reviews, help with the DAT, mock interviews, and much more. He also interviews successful pre-dents, current dental students, and graduated dentists to build a resource with all different … Continue reading An Open Discussion with The Dental School Coach

The Gap Year

Figuring out if taking a "gap year" is right for you is always a stressful process. Whether you want to do it strengthen your application, to work and save money, to take time off and relax before dental (med/pharm/vet/etc.) school, to travel, or for some other reason, its definitely a very personal decision. In this … Continue reading The Gap Year

Acidic Foods and Teeth: Why an Apple a Day Won’t Keep the Dentist Away

We all know the phrase "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"; however, this doesn't apply to the dentist! Although apples, and all sorts of other acidic fruits, have great health benefits, they can also be destructive to your teeth. Here's why and what you can do to protect your awesome chompers: The outermost … Continue reading Acidic Foods and Teeth: Why an Apple a Day Won’t Keep the Dentist Away