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Live from the Western Regional Meeting

I’m currently sitting in the back row of the Western Regional Meeting. 94 dental students flew into Chicago this weekend to exchange ideas, meet students from neighboring schools and (of course) catch ASDA fever! If you’d like to be more involved in ASDA on a national level, consider a national leadership position. The application deadline… Read more »

ASDA’s President on ADA Annual Session

ASDA News met up with Corwyn Hopke, president of this year’s ASDA delegation to the ADA.  Corwyn spoke on the highlights of this year’s ADA Annual Session, held in Orlando, Florida, October 7th through 13th. Look for your issue of November ASDA News for more highlights of the meeting! ASDA News: What were the most… Read more »

Halloween Candy Minus the Hypocrisy

With Halloween rapidly approaching, I have been thinking of possible alternatives to the cavity-causing candy handed out to trick-or-treaters.  As a future dentist, I will be advising my patients to limit their intake of high sucrose foods, so I would only be contradicting myself if I were to give out candy on Halloween.  There must… Read more »

Final Eastern Regional Meeting Video

In one week, the West coast dental scene is coming to Chicago for ASDA’s Western Regional Meeting. This covers districts 8-11 and lands on Halloween weekend. Get your costumes and your ASDA fever ready! Before we launch into another meeting, let’s wrap up the Eastern Regional Meeting with another video. Here, Contributing Editor Colleen Greene… Read more »

SweetTooth = Sweet Blog!

At this year’s Eastern Regional meeting in Chicago, I got a chance to meet new friends at the Saturday afternoon Leadership Reception. It’s a great way for interested ASDA members to talk with current national leaders about the real experiences of working in our roles. The best part of the event for me was randomly… Read more »

ADA Annual Session Update

This past week, the ADA convened for Annual Session in Orlando, Florida.  Many important issues were debated this week in the House of Delegates, and new leaders took office.  Also, several ASDA members were present as voting members of the delegation.  Among them was Dr. Jim Heidenrich, former ASDA Editor-in-Chief, who will be reporting further… Read more »

Eastern Regional Meeting Video

The Eastern Regional Meeting was a big success. Held in Chicago the weekend before last, the meeting hosted chapters from districts 1-3. Watch Contributing Editor Colleen Greene talk with attendees on what made the meeting so memorable.