Selecting Dental School Loupes

We are in the midst of orientation, selecting our first pair of loupes! As a piece of eyewear, loupes (pronounced ‘loops’) protect our eyes from potentially hazardous substances, such as flying tooth particles and foreign bodies and fluids. What differentiates loupes from safety goggles is that they also magnify. Thus, loupes serve two main purposes — to protect…

How Do I Prep for the DAT?

Welcome to September! I am dedicating a post to the Dental Admissions Test, known as the DAT, since it is an essential step in the application process for U.S. schools. The DAT has also been on my mind because I’ve been receiving quite a few e-mails with the subject, “Selling my DAT prep books!!!” from our pre-dental listserv….