D O N A T E
 

The NMDAF and the NMDA are committed to inspiring future dentists by providing leadership, mentoring and networking opportunities, and events to pre-dental students, dental students, residence dentists and new dentists.

 

Throughout the year this program gives opportunities for training, mentorships, and coordination of clinic observations. Once a year a celebration of dentistry dinner is thrown where students and mentors can come together to celebrate the year and be inspired.  

 

Upcoming events.

 

Join us for dinner to celebrate dentistry!

Join us November 12th at the Event Center at Sandia Golf Course for a Celebration of Dentistry dinner! We want to celebrate the amazing dentists in our communities and encourage students to join the profession. There will be a cocktail reception, delicious meal, networking opportunities, and a keynote speaker discussing this year’s topic, “Service in Dentistry”.
 

November 12, 2021
Event Center at Sandia Golf Course

Cocktail Reception 6:00PM 
(Registration opens at 5:30pm)
Enjoy a pre-event cocktail reception to meet and greet with our sponsors, dentists, and future dentists.

   

  Dinner 7:00PM

Join us to inspire and celebrate the future of dentistry!

 

If you are interested in this unique networking opportunity, please register today.
   
Registration deadline is November 5th, 2021

Register
 

2021 Program Outline

Mentoring and Volunteering

February 25, 6:00pm, virtual platform

  • Michael Sparks, Dr. Michael Haight and Dr. Michael Law
    • Mentoring: What It Means to Me
    • Ways to Volunteer
  • Post-meeting - sign-up for mentoring/shadowing opportunities
 

What Practice Model is Best for Me?        

March 11, 6:00pm, virtual platform

  • Kelley Hollingsworth-Ryals
    • DSO – Pros and Cons
  • Elizabeth Rivers
    • Public Health – Pros and Cons
  • Omar Pereyra
    • Private Practice – Pros and Cons
  • Melanie Velasquez, Bank of the West
    • How to finance a dental practice

Mentoring/Clinic Observation

April/May

  • Match/coordination statewide
 

Online Auction Fundraising Event

June 

 

Specialists in Dentistry

August 19, 6:00pm, virtual platform

  • Endodontist – Dr. David Hadley
  • Orthodontist – Dr. Kari Harnick
  • Pediatric Dentist – Dr. David Martinez
 

Mentoring/Clinical Observation

August/September

  • Match/coordination statewide
 

Online Spaghetti Social

September 16, 6:00pm, virtual platform

  • Spaghetti-making kits shipped to participants
  • Panel: New Dentist Committee members
    • Lead conversation about mentoring/networking, Q&A

Educational Workshop

NDX Ideal Dental Laboratory Tour

  • Contact Angel Huddleston for tour
  • Cell: 505-401-8056

Angelica.Huddleston@nationaldentex.com

 

Emerging Leaders Dinner - NMDAF

November 12, 5:30pm, in-person, Sandia Golf Club – Celebration of Dentistry

Service in Dentistry

 

Leadership Training

December, virtual platform

NMDA, NMDAF

 
 

Celebration of Dentistry Sponsors

PRIME SPONSOR

 
 

PROGRAM SPONSOR

 

COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR

 

 

TABLE SPONSOR

 
 
 

GOLD SPONSOR

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SILVER SPONSOR

Albuquerque Perio

Agermissen & Fritz

DentaQuest

Sandia Dental Care

FUTURE DENTIST SPONSOR

Dr. John Crisler

CTC Associates

Dr. Kyle Lantz

Northtowne Dental

 

 
 

New Mexico Foundation for Dental Health, Education & Research (dba. NM Dental Association Foundation)

PO Box 16854

Albuquerque, NM  87191

Office: (505) 298-7206

Fax: (505) 554-3836

 

All Content Copyright © 2021, New Mexico Foundation for Dental Health Research and Education, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

 

All donations are tax-deductible.

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The NMDAF is the charitable arm of the NMDA