Labor Day: More than BBQs and Parades

I still remember when I first hit the working world full-time a few years ago, suddenly gaining a new appreciation for Labor Day. It’s pretty cool that there is a holiday for America’s workforce. And since I’m at an age where my summer vacations from school far outweigh my summers working all day at the… Read more »

Dental Blog Roundup

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Dentistry around the world

Back in April, Kim wrote a wonderful post about budget-friendly travel options for the summer ahead. It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-August and the summer weekends are fading quickly. If you’ve had any time off this summer, I hope you’ve spent it exactly as you wished – whether at home with family or in a… Read more »

ASDA News Preview: Mission to Honduras

Many schools go on mission trips and accomplish amazing things in less developed and less fortunate countries. But when Stephanie Cappiello spearheaded a UCLA trip to Honduras, she not only took photos to capture the experience, she blogged about it as well! She posted recaps of each day in the clinic they had set up… Read more »

Start the School Year with Sleep

As I opened my browser and the yahoo homepage popped up onto the screen, the title “Later School Start Times May Foster Better Students” caught my attention. Yes my friends, it is that time again – time to go back to school. Whether you are a D2 or D3, where your dental school is located,… Read more »

Decisons, Decisions…

Like many of you, this summer has been one of soul-searching for me. This is my last year of dental school, and I have started to ponder all of my options for what to do next. Earlier this year, I had ruled out applying for a specialty…”too much school” I decided. And then I reasoned… Read more »

From Dentistry to Photography

About a month ago, ASDA Contributing Editor Jason Scott posed the question “if you weren’t going into dentistry, what would you be doing?” Look for an array of dental students’ answers in the August issue of ASDA News! I got to thinking about what I could do after being a dentist. While images of island-hopping… Read more »