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Head West for ASDA Fever

The Alamo, Riverwalk, and ASDA! That’s what you can expect when you attend the Western Regional Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 4-6.  This meeting calls together all the great (student) dental minds west of the Mighty Mississippi to discuss hot topics in dentistry, share ideas to better our chapters, and most importantly, spread ASDA… 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 »

Differences between US and European Colgate Pro-Relief Toothpaste

We know that our versions of English are different, but did you know toothpaste is formulated differently on the other side of the pond? For example, European Colgate Pro-Relief Toothpaste contains a new formula called pro-argin. Pro-argin’s benefits includes occluding dentinal tubules . In the US, this pro-argin formula product is available to dental professionals… 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 »