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Patrice S.

District of Columbia 20910
I started blogging in May of 2009 and initially started out offering inspiration and motivation to young adults like myself to climb, reach and achieve their goals however big or small they may be. However, after having gotten accepted to Dental School I figured a great addition to my blogging... Full Bio
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ADEA Predental Virtual Fair by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Predents, this is for you! ADEA is offering a FREE, live, two-day ONLINE event where prospective dental students (high school and college students) learn about U.S. denta ... Read on »
ADEA GoDental Workshop/ Recruitment Fair by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This is for the Predents! Are you thinking about applying to dental school and want to learn more about the application process? Do you want to speak directly with dental ... Read on »
U.S Army Dental Corps by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health When I joined the National Guard to help pay for my undergraduate degree, I hadn’t made any definite plans to pursue an Army career. That decision evolved later on. ... Read on »
Jamaica Humanitarian Dental Mission Trip 2013 by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time" - Marian Edelman I had the wonderful opportunity to ... Read on »
More Loupes Options by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I was contacted to introduce these new and affordable loupes from the company Optiloupe. Optiloupe is based in the UK and is a company that was started by two dentists who ... Read on »
Been Looking Forward to 2014 Since 2010! by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Happy New Year!! It is finally 2014 and I could not be any more excited!!! 2014 marks the year that my dental school career/tenure will come to an end. I will finally acc ... Read on »
After Earning a Four Year Undergrad Degree... by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A Guest Post: After earning a four year undergrad degree, most recent graduates move onto the real world with their biggest concern to be finding a job. You on the othe ... Read on »
Reasons to Date a Dentist by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health By eHarmony Staff You might have seen this eHarmony article floating around the web, making it's way into your facebook news feed or being re-tweeted on twitter. It's a c ... Read on »
Oral Cancer Awareness! by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health It's April! and in the dent-world it is known to be Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Though oral cancer screenings are usually typically done during a routine dental visit/c ... Read on »
Another Day, Another Scandal by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Infection Control, Universal Precaution!!! I cannot begin to count the amount of times these topics are drilled into our heads on a ... Read on »
Another Extraction Gone Horribly Wrong by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Just today while browsing news articles on the web, I happened upon a very unfortunate incident that occurred very recently in California. Marek Lapinski, a 24 year old male ... Read on »
Oh, Lord Jesus it's a Toothache! by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Sweet Brown, the lady from Oklahoma City who made the line "ain't nobody got time for that" popular, is at it again. Now she stars in an ad for Shortline Dental, a dental pr ... Read on »
Trash in my Scrub Pockets, Prostho and Some Exciting News! by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Do you also go home with a bunch of stuff in your scrub pocket from clinic or lab? Everyday I go home and empty my pockets I pull out random stuff like radiographs that were ... Read on »
81st Annual Nation's Capital Dental Meeting by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Last week I attended the 81st Annual Nation's Capital Dental Meeting put on by the District of Columbia Dental Society. It was a great opportunity to network with dentists, ... Read on »
Tech Devices & Services For Students by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A Guest Editorial For busy graduate and professional students, there seems to be no end to work and communication. No matter how diligently you apply yourself to yo ... Read on »
IHS Externship Round Up by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I had the opportunity at the tail end of my first year of dental school to visit the Indian Health Services (IHS) - White Earth Health Center in Ogema, MN. It seems like suc ... Read on »
Listerine 21 day challenge by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Did you know that brushing alone can leave up to 75%  of your mouth untouched causing bacteria to thrive? Listerine has teamed up with Oral Health America to donate to them ... Read on »
Giving Kids a Smile :) by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The American Dental Association (ADA) began the Give Kids a Smile Program in 2003 as a way for members to join with others in the community to provide dental services to und ... Read on »
Dental goodies on Pinterest by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I am low key addicted to Pinterest. From the DIYs to fashion to fitness and all the dental goodness I have managed to find a way to make good use of my study breaks waste ti ... Read on »
Same Book, Different Page... by Patrice S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I started the second semester of my third year a couple weeks ago. I am really excited to be moving right along with my dental school career. Before You know it it'll be gra ... Read on »