UConn ASDA: Marathoning for Healthy Smiles

This Saturday, October 9th, close to 20 UConn Dental students will be participating in a number of different races as part of the ING Hartford Marathon.  The races range from the full marathon and marathon team relay, to the half marathon and 5K.  All courses go through scenic Hartford and West Hartford (  Uconn ASDA… Read more »

ADA Annual Session and ASDA Leadership Positions

ADA Annual Session is fast approaching! This year’s meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida, October 9-12. As a dental student in the throes of studying dental anatomy, completing clinical requirements, and making future career plans, the ADA’s Annual Session may not even register on your radar. This meeting, however, is super important to us… Read more »

Does Facebook Have a Soul?

I read a review of “The Social Network” yesterday. It’s the movie about Facebook-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s college days at Harvard and the controversies surrounding the beginning of Facebook. This interests me not for all the drama and (most likely) inflated scandal, but for the fact that it’s about time someone made a movie about… Read more »

Why You Should go to a Regional Meeting

Last month I attended the Central Regional Meeting in Chicago.  Members of the Ed Board we have the unique opportunity to attend one regional meeting throughout the year, and not necessarily the regional meeting in which our individual school will be represented.  As a result, I was able to meet dental students from across the… Read more »

Miles for Smiles 5k

Miles for Smiles 5k benefits the Mission of Mercy (MOM) projects in Virginia.  MOM lost most of the dental supplies and equipment used to render free dental care in a fire caused by lightning on July, 29th 2010. The website for the first annual Delta Dental Miles for Smiles 5k is now available. I realize… Read more »

European Dental Student Association Annual Meeting

The 46th annual European Dental Student Association (EDSA) meeting was held on August 22-28th in Amsterdam, Netherlands. For the first time ever, the President of ASDA was sent to Europe to attend the EDSA annual meeting. ASDA President, Corwyn Hopke shares his experience over in Amsterdam. “Amsterdam was an incredible city to host an international… Read more »