A Reflection: Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Wednesday evening October 5th, 2011, Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at age 56. Jobs, who originally founded Apple in 1976, will forever be regarded as a visionary and master innovator who arguably had one of the most profound impacts on a generation that has ever been seen. A college… Read more »

New Dental Schools Slated for Florida

The chart of Florida dental schools tells the same story of a nationwide phenomenon sweeping our profession. If the Florida Board of Governors approves both UCF and Florida A&M later this year, the state of Florida will more than double its current number of graduating dental professionals. A glance at the number of graduates and… Read more »

Remembering Those Who Contributed the Most to Your Dental Education

In the Jan. 2011 issue of ASDA News, Ashley Phares (UConn ’13) reviewed  Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach. for most dental students, the first formidable opponent that they must tackle is Gross Anatomy.  Working with other students and professors, they delve into cadavers to discover just what lies beneath the skin’s surface…. Read more »

The Future of Dentistry

The fall issue of Mouth focuses on the future of dentistry. It’s not about space-age dentistry but rather what’s ahead for the profession. This includes articles on the latest gizmos (lasers!) but also on trends in dental education (are there osteopathic dental schools?) and practice management in an age of social media (should you friend… Read more »

Dental Composites 101

I’m excited to be a part of this blog.  My name is Dr. Ashley Mark, and  I’ve been practicing dentistry for 10 years in the Canadian Forces.  I was fortunate enough to return to school (no, not a typo) and relearn what I forgot or unlearned.  I am currently a senior resident in an Advanced… Read more »

Summer Research Reflections

While conducting research this past summer at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, I was able to go on a tour and information session at Harvard Business School. I figured it would be an intriguing adventure and maybe I would learn a little history along the way. Admittedly I left with little historical knowledge but… Read more »

Mississippi Summer Golf Tournament a Success

The University of Mississippi Medical Center ASDA’s chapter recently held its 13th Annual ASDA Fall Golf Tournament and Freshmen Welcome Cookout! The event was a huge success, raising over $7,500! We couldn’t have picked a better day for golf. Not a cloud in the sky and a high of only 91 (that is “par for… Read more »