Transitioning from Dental School to Private Practice via Residency
An Interview with Dr. Dustin Lee
Dustin Lee, DDS
At the end of this podcast, the listener should:
- Have a
clearer picture of the transitional steps from dental student, to
resident, to practicing dental professional
about some “best practice” tips for the NBDE board exams, and ways to take
advantage of the resources available to dental students during and after
This podcast is an interview with Dr. Dustin Lee, a recent
graduate from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry who, after
dental school, worked in a residency program at a hospital in Paolo Alto, California.
He currently works in a private practice in Paolo Alto, California.
In this interview, we speak to Dr. Lee about the end of his dental school
career, transition into residency, and life as a practicing dentist. He
provides a unique perspective of this transitional process, giving some “best
practice” tips and information that all future dentists should know about. He
also discusses other important topics, such as the NBDE Board Exams, how to
identify patients for clinical exams, and ways to continue your education after
your graduation from dental school.