The road less traveled: Dentist career alternatives you may not know about

Oct. 24, 2023
There can be so much more to being a dentist than working chairside 40 hours a week for 30 (or more) years. Hear from Drs. Brian Novy and Ashleigh Robinson, who made exciting and unusual careers with their dental degrees.

Are you ready for your 40-hour week, 30-year career chairside dentist prison sentence? Neither were Drs. Brian Novey and Ashleigh Robinson. From becoming a house call dentist, to an international researcher, author and speaker—join us and learn every option your degree really buys you.

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About our guests

Dr. Ashleigh Robinson (@residentalmovement)  is the creator and host of the ResiDENTAL Movement, a podcast turned community, that empowers and equips dentists to begin offering in-home dental services to patients who are best-served at home. Dr. Robinson is committed to improving access to care. She practices as a house call dentist in Buffalo, NY, where she was born, raised, and trained. Her practice, AccommoDental, is the premier in-home dental service in Buffalo, NY.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Robinson is involved in organized dentistry as Councilor-at-large for her local Eighth District Dental Society and a member of the Special Care Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, and American Dental Association.

Dr. Nový is the Chief Dental Officer of the Alliance Dental Center in Quincy, Massachusetts. He served on the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs from 2011-2014, as chair of the CAMBRA coalition, and in 2016 was appointed the consumer representative on the United States Food & Drug Administration Dental Products Panel. The California Dental Association Foundation presented him with the Dugoni Award for “Outstanding contributions to dental education,” and his office was the first to receive the title, “the American Dental Association Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year.”

About Dentistry Unmasked

A roundtable video podcast with your hosts, Dr. Pam Maragliano-Muniz and Dr. David Rice. Join us as we bring notable guest contributors from all parts of dentistry every week. We discuss the topics every business owner wants to know, including practice management, discussions for students and new grads, new and existing technologies and products, and hot-button issues circulating in our dental forums. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.