Dental Student Exchange

During the first weeks of August, ten senior dental students (myself included!) at the University of Alabama had the privilege of participating in a dental student exchange.  Our visitors hailed from Japan — five dental students from Meikai University and five dental students from Asahi University , plus their two fearless professors. Each UAB student paired with a… Read more »

Pacific and UCSF students clean up San Fran

In a spirit of partnership and in support of the environmental health of the Bay Area, student representatives from the city’s two dental schools recently gathered along the San Francisco bay shoreline at India Basin to clean up the water and rid the shoreline of plastic pollution and other debris. Working with Sea Scavenger Conservancy,… Read more »

Tattoos and the Dental Professional

Tattoos have gone viral! It’s as though everyone has them, and in obvious places where the whole world is able to see. But, is it okay for the dental professional who is constantly interfacing with patients? As the culture changes with this new generation we see an increase in the things that were once considered… Read more »

The Journey

The summer before my senior year of college I took a film and literature course in journeys. We watched and read about 20 different stories from people of all walks of life, each embarking on different paths which crossed through fantasy, fame and even destitution. That summer, I was also starting out on a great… Read more »

Dental Student Ironman

On June 26, 2011 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, David Welch, a dental student at UCLA officially became an Ironman. For those who are unfamiliar with an Ironman triathlon, it is a 2.4 mile swim, followed by a 112 mile bike ride, and topped off with a full marathon, 26.2 miles. To earn the title of… Read more »

South Carolina ASDA: Website Shout Out

It’s time to better know an ASDA chapter. Whether or not you’re a fan of South Carolina for its elite golfing and balmy weather, you’re definitely going to love its ASDA pride. Click here to visit the super fresh website of Charleston’s very own MUSC ASDA chapter. 1) Tell us a little bit about yourselves…. Read more »