It's important to complement your clinical training with skills to manage both a practice and your finances. ASDA offers resources on loan repayment, personal finance and the various types of dental insurance to help you become a well-rounded practitioner.
It is important to start now as students to understand where you stand with your finances and to create a plan for the future. Learn basic tips for getting started and available resources to set yourself up for financial health.
Understanding your responsibilities and repayment options now will help you make the best financial choices. Compare the various plans and determine which you qualify for and how long you have to pay each back.
As a new dentist, you should understand the different types of insurance your patients will have to develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Learn about the various commercial and government models.
ASDA has published numerous articles to help students better manage their finances during dental school and as they transition to practice. Review these articles to make decisions now that will set you up for financial success in the future.