The MDA Mentor Program is always looking for members who are interested in helping other member dentists.

This informal program is a network of member dentists who provide support by listening, clarifying, and recommending resources to members. MDA members who are in good standing, committed to supporting and helping colleagues, and are willing to have their name, contact information and photo available for publication, qualify to be mentors.

Mentor Expectations

  • To be responsive to calls and emails from colleagues by being a good listener.
  • To offer advice, support and guidance to assist member dentists in their success.
  • To attend and participate in the MDA mentor training.
  • To be a positive representative of the MDA by promoting and encouraging integrity and ethics.

Mentor Skills

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of resources available through the MDA.
  • Guided by integrity and ethics.
  • Commitment to the improvement of the public’s overall health.
  • Trustworthy.

Mentor Qualification Criteria

  • Member in good standing.
  • Willing to have name, contact information, and photo available for publication.
  • Commitment to supporting and helping member dentists.

Mentors will identify areas of expertise they are most comfortable helping members. The list of categories includes areas of expertise such as academic involvement, cosmetic dentistry, facial pain disorders, international volunteerism, legislative advocacy, practice ownership, and more. Mentees will contact mentors based on their current need and/or question.

Don’t wait, apply now to be a part of this rewarding program.

MDA Mentor Program Application

  • Applicant Information

  • Nominate a Mentor

  • Nominator

  • Nominee

  • Contact

  • Angela Kanazeh
    MDA Director of Membership
    517-346-9415