Patterson Dental, St Paul, Minn, announced it is sponsoring the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Success program. The company describes the move as “a sign of Patterson’s commitment to the future of dentistry, and to those who will be practicing in the decades to come.”

ADA Success is designed to help dental students prepare for life as a dentist. It offers a series of programs on topics relevant to students today. These programs include Leadership and Ethics in Dentistry, Managing Debt and Wealth, Future of Dentistry, Practice Management for All Dentists, All About Associateships, Understanding Employment Agreements, and Finding a Job. Each program is 1 hour long and presented by a volunteer dentist or subject matter expert.

There is no charge to students or dental schools for the ADA Success program.

Information about the program can be found at