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Summer Mouth 2015

You're busy but you still want to stay on top of the latest themes in dentistry. Opening a practice, dental outreach and the big issues affecting health care are important to you. That's where Mouth comes in. Mouth is a quarterly magazine that features a theme each issue. But you'll also find all the departments you've come to expect from ASDA publications like financial matters, the issues and a predental section.

Letter from the editor  

By Adam Saltz, Nova Southeastern '17, contributing editor 

"Café au lait, comme toujours?" the waitress asked, as I found my seat outside. It was one of Paris's best cafés and the after-school hotspot for me and my friends. We escaped there for hours, making the most of our year abroad.

The long community tables made coffee talk easy, especially for an American-made Frenchman. Doctors arrived mid-day, still in hospital scrubs, and joined me in conversation well into the afternoon. They never looked rushed and respected my time. I sat next to families, who put aside their schedules to reunite with loved ones. I can't even remember the last time my family all came together for dinner, let alone afternoon coffee.

Their laissez-faire attitude got me thinking: As a Type A East-Coaster, I am fueled by a constant sense of urgency and drive. Should I learn something from their nonchalance? Was it OK to not overwork myself? These questions and my experiences, though short-lived, shaped my demeanor upon my return to the U.S. 

My time in Paris segued into dental school. I was in desperate need to find balance in personal and academic pursuits. I wanted to master French to serve as a competent, bilingual dentist. Hoping to eventually practice only hours from the Quebec border, I saw no better way to understand the French than to become one of them. 

My goals highlight two paradigm shifts in millennial dentistry. Yes, we are eager to find our niche and stay competitive, but happiness (not financial gain) is what navigates today's success. I am excited to feature articles that compare and contrast the work and school environments here and abroad. Perhaps you can explore some of their values like I have. Keep reading... 

To read more from the latest issue, click here. 

 

2015 
 
Summer Mouth  Spring Mouth 2015_thumbnail 

Summer
Dentistry Abroad 

Spring
Choose Your Own Adventure 

2014

 
Winter Mouth 2014  Mouth Fall 2014  Mouth Summer 2014  Spring 14 

Winter
Wellness 

Fall
Mythbusters 

Summer
Starting a Practice 

Spring
The Influence Issue 

2013

 
Winter 13   Fall 13  Mouth Summer 2013  Spring 13 

Winter
Dental Outreach 

Fall
Trials & Triumphs 

Summer
Courtroom Dentistry 

Spring
Marketing your dental practice 

2012

 
Mouth - Winter 2012  Mouth - Fall 2012  Mouth - Summer 2012  Mouth - Spring 2012 

Winter
Special Needs Dentistry 

Fall
Team Dentistry 

Summer
Money Matters  

Spring
Dentistry & Politics  

2011

 
Mouth_Winter11  Mouth_Fall11  Mouth_Summer11  Mouth_Spring11 

Winter
Dentistry's Game Changers 

Fall
The Future of Dentistry
 

Summer
Planet Dentistry
 

Spring
A Happy, Healthy Dentist
 

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