PDS CEO Stephen E. Thorne, IV Discusses the Evolving Dental Profession and Offers Advice to Graduating Dental Students in New Webinar Video

Conversation includes key insight and advice for today’s dental school graduates

IRVINE, CALIF. March 11, 2021 – Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) announces a new webinar video featuring Founder and CEO, Stephen E. Thorne IV speaking with Tyler Brown and Tyrell Fridie, Tufts University dental students and co-creators of FutureDDS, a platform to learn about entering the dental field, and Joshua Golden, DDS, MPH, Owner Dentist of West Sunrise Dentistry, a PDS-supported practice in Florida.

The webinar, The Evolving Dental Profession: Advice and Insight for Today’s Graduates, includes key topics such as the current state of diversity and inclusion within dentistry, insights into the D1-to-D4 journey, the importance of mentorship, and the transition from dental school into practicing dentistry. The panelists are joined in the latter half of the video by Patrick Perodin, MS, Regional Partner of PDS' Massachusetts/Virginia/Maryland Region, to answer questions regarding the future of dentistry, today's proven dental technologies, and how to choose the best practice environment upon graduation from dental school. To watch the full video, CLICK HERE.

"At PDS, we’re committed to supporting dental students throughout their educational journey and into their dental careers,” said Stephen E. Thorne IV, CEO and Founder of Pacific Dental Services. “With consideration to the advancements within the field, including recent evolutions in technology to enhance oral and overall health, I truly believe there has never been a better time to enter the dental profession.”

Since it began operations in 1994, the primary purpose of PDS has been to provide business and operations support to clinicians so they can focus their attention on creating happier, healthier patients. Today, PDS supports more than 800 practices in 23 states with a unique Owner Dentist model that gives dentists the autonomy to focus on what matters most – clinical excellence and an extraordinary standard of care that helps create Patients for Life™. To learn more about current job openings, visit pacificdentalservices.com/careers.

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