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Contour Magazine

May 2023 Issue

May Contour theme: 

Economics of dentistry

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Us vs. them and other myths in the pursuit of oral health equity

As dental students transition into becoming dentists, they should be aware of the midlevel provider and their various models and skill sets.

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The financial journey to becoming a dentist

Becoming a dentist comes with a price that continues to rise. However, ASDA continues to advocate for dental students and their financial well-being.

Assessing oral health quality of life with your patients

Oral health quality of life can help dental professionals provide better care and learn more about their patient’s perception of their oral health.

Custom creations for pet parents: Why I started my side hustle

Kendall Cook, Georgia ’24, launched her small business after discovering her hobby and love of DIY could create an additional income stream.

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