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50 Years & Counting

50 Years & Counting

    By: Dr. Allen Vean The MDDS Board of Directors met recently and our co-editor, Dr. Amisha Singh, gave a beautiful presentation on “Professionalism.” As I listened to her speak, I realized that as of this spring, I will have graduated from dental school fifty years...

The Community of Dentistry

The Community of Dentistry

    By: Amisha Singh, DDS Community. When you read this word, what do you think about? Some of us imagine our families, the hands of our loved ones, the eyes of our children. Some of us think about the people in our neighborhood, the smiles of old acquaintances, the...

Words Matter

Words Matter

    By: Dr. Allen Vean As we make our best attempt to recover from the last three years, one important aspect of our society has been misplaced. Personal interactions, personal conversations, and respect for one another need a tune-up. How often do we see people...

Ikigai: Your Reason for Being

Ikigai: Your Reason for Being

    By: Dr. Allen Vean Two years ago, I touched on the ancient practice of feng shui, being in balance with the world around you and its relation to our personal and professional lives during an extremely difficult time. Now, I would like to introduce you to ikigai,...

Facts and Disinformation

Facts and Disinformation

     By: Dr. Allen Vean As a pediatric dental resident years ago, one of the many requirements of my program was tocomplete a research project within the two years of training. The increased utilization of nitrous oxide in the dental operatory was always of...

Is it Time to Make Some Changes?

Is it Time to Make Some Changes?

     By: Dr. Allen Vean What will you tell your children, grandchildren, and hopefully your great-grandchildren about the events of the last fourteen months? What an incredible part of American history we have all witnessed. Unfortunately, this part of...

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