Just for Fun

Annual Session is coming, but what will you wear?

A week from today, over 300 dental students will descend on the city of Baltimore. Annual Session is ASDA’s premier meeting where students create and adopt resolutions, elect new leadership and connect with colleagues from across the country. Opening Ceremonies begin the meeting on Wednesday night, but the president’s dinner dance brings everything to a… Read more »

Win Cash from ASDA!

That’s right! ASDA is giving away money just for reading this blog. What do you have to do to be entered? Simply subscribe by email or RSS feed. At the beginning of April, we’ll randomly select a winner from the subscription list. One lucky winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card and another winner… Read more »

Ready for Oscar Night?

The 82nd Academy Awards is this Sunday. Anticipation over who will win Best Picture and Best Director is growing. Dentists are no strangers to the movie screen. We’ve written about it before. Contributing Editor Anish Gupta wrote an article in the November 2008 issue of ASDA News that delved into the portrayal of dentists in… Read more »

Talking Dentistry with President Obama

If you could ask President Obama one question, what would it be? Dr. Ben Burris, a dentist from Arkansas, had that opportunity. Here’s what he asked: Well, sir, I’m reasonably familiar with the current and proposed legislature as it applies to dentistry and oral health.  And my question is, what’s your vision for how dentistry… Read more »

I Scream, You Scream…

We all scream for free handpieces! I know what you’re thinking: what does the ridiculous reproduction of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” (left) have to do with handpieces? Well that image was created with handpieces! Actually it’s a fun web application that lets you use different types of handpieces as “brushes” to create a picture (similar… Read more »

ASDA Fever You Can Download

ASDA Fever. What is it? Where did it come from? Is it contagious? The term ASDA Fever has floated around the association for years. In fact, it predates everyone on the current staff at the Central Office. No one can remember a time that they worked at ASDA and there wasn’t ASDA Fever. Beloved by… Read more »