Mentorship: Finding Your Career Champion

October 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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Pacific Dental Services has pioneered the concept of modern dentistry to equip dentists with the latest, proven technology, the best operational practices and procedures, highly skilled support staff, and a commitment to ongoing training and education. Join us for a three-part series highlighting the importance of mentorship as an associate dentist, how to develop your personal clinical philosophy and what technology advancements are essential to a successful practice through an exclusive look into the “office of the future.”

In part I of the series, attendees will learn how select a mentor whose career goals align with theirs and what questions to ask in a job interview to assess a mentorship. Attendees will also hear about how to excel during the first two years of an associateship.


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Determine what questions to ask during a job interview to assess a mentorship.
  2. Learn how to excel during their first 12-24 months as an Associate.
  3. Evaluate if the Dentist in Training (DIT) Program is the right fit for them.
  4. Select a mentor who supports their career goals.

Velayo-Bianca-DMD Bianca Velayo, DMD

Bianca Velayo, DMD, is a 2015 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the owner of Green Valley Smiles Dentistry in Henderson, NV. Dr. Velayo is passionate about educating her patients on their dental conditions and empowering them to take control of their oral health. This inspired her to create “Oral Health Minute,” an educational and entertaining video series. You can watch them on her Instagram page @dr.bianca.velayo. 


Lulu Tang, DMD

Dr. Tang is the owner of Sahara Health Group, a PDS-supported practice located in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she has partnered with owner-physician Elena Garcia, MD to improve the overall health of each of their patients by not only sharing clinical space but working collaboratively to address patients’ medical and dental needs holistically.


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