UCLA ASDA: Website Shout Out

Thank goodness it’s Friday AND that we have another ASDA chapter website to feature! Great job to UCLA’s ASDA chapter website for its sophisticated design and robust content. I am truly impressed by how current and in depth their site is, which matches their very well-structured chapter. This District 11 ASDA powerhouse is sharing the… Read more »

ASDA News Preview: MN’s Dental Therapy Program

“Walk the halls and clinics of the Minnesota School of Dentistry and you’ll see dental students hustling in navy blue scrubs, along with hygiene students in maroon scrubs. However, a new group has joined the scrub club, and they wear black. One of those new members is Megan Meyer, sporting her signature flower barrette.” In… Read more »

More Tips and Tricks for taking the NBDE I

Books to read : There are many books that people refer to like these… Dental Decks (2007) Kaplan Medical NBDE part I Lecture notes First aid for the NBDE I Clinical Microbiology made ridiculously simple Medical Microbiology (Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s) Pathological Basis of disease (7th edition) Textbook ofMedical Physiology (Guyton Hall) Clinically Oriented Anatomy… Read more »

Pittsburgh ASDA: Website Shout Out

This is our third installment of Chapter Website features. Pittsburgh ASDA was a natural pick, given their ASDA Journalism Awards success as 2010 Outstanding Website in Competition. They also took home the glory at Annual Session last year for Outstanding Newsletter Improvement. Their chapter leaders were eager to share some wisdom on all aspects of… Read more »

Tips and Tricks for Taking the NBDE I

So it’s time for you to start preparing for the NBDE I and you don’t know where to start? Here are the all time REAL tips I would recommend to exam-going students. I have used these tips myself and believe me these work! Start with easy subjects: Starting is the problem. Starting with subjects that… Read more »

“If The Bachelor ends up with me, I guarantee fun, romance, and healthy gums.”

Over the past month, dental students have been featured in some very high profile media stories. First, ASDA Vice-President Andrew Read-Fuller, UCLA ’11, was quoted on after testifying before the FDA on the safety of dental amalgams. Then it came to our attention that a contestant on this season of ‘The Bachelor’ is a… Read more »

New Year, New School Bells

Forget jingle bells, 2011 will usher in new school bells for dental students across the country. By the time the summer heat is starting to fade and college football fever is picking up, three new dental schools will be opening their doors. August 2011 means the advent of the East Carolina University School of Dental… Read more »