The Dental Up Podcast
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Dental Education in the USA: Changes and Implications Over the Past 28 Years with Dr. Marco Bongarzone Sr. and Dr. Marco Bongarzone Jr.

Dental Education in the USA: Changes and Implications Over the Past 28 Years with Dr. Marco Bongarzone Sr. and Dr. Marco Bongarzone Jr.

4/12/2022 4:00:00 AM   |   Comments: 0   |   Views: 77

PART 1 of 2

Dr. Marco Bongarzone Sr. was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. He attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia as an undergraduate, concentrating on pre-medical studies. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1994. After graduation, Dr. Bongarzone continued his dental education at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey, serving as a General Practice Resident. Dr. Bongarzone has four children; Marco Jr., Luca, and twins Ryan and Renee. While away from the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, fishing and traveling.

Dr. Marco Bongarzone Jr. is currently studying at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, set to graduate this coming May, 2022. He just passed his boards, and lives in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with his fiancée, who is also a dentist. Next steps after graduating include getting married and looking into working as an associate or starting up his own practice from scratch.

In this episode of the Dental Up Podcast, you will hear about:
-Their best and worst experiences in Dental School
-Clinical Life
-Lab Procedures in School

Upcoming content in the next episode:
-The technology each were exposed to during their time in Dental School
-The significant problem of Student Debt and its financial ramifications of a Dental Education
-How this debt impacts future decision making


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