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NYU Dental Students Help Victims of Torture

“One woman couldn’t bear to have a light shone in her eyes because it reminded her of what her captors did whenever they let her out of the box they kept her imprisoned in.” On Wednesday, Dr. Bicuspid posted  a story about a program at NYU that offers free dental services to victims of torture… Read more »

Rod Blagojevich, Ethics and You

I watch Chicago’s WGN news every morning before work. This morning, nearly every minute of the broadcast covered the verdict in former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s trial. The jury convicted Blagojevich of just one count and was hung on 23 other counts including that of trying to sell a senate seat. I’m sure you’ve heard… Read more »

Dentistry around the world

Back in April, Kim wrote a wonderful post about budget-friendly travel options for the summer ahead. It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-August and the summer weekends are fading quickly. If you’ve had any time off this summer, I hope you’ve spent it exactly as you wished – whether at home with family or in a… Read more »

Dental Laughs

It’s Friday. Here in Chicago the temperature is already pushing 80 degrees with an expected heat index of 106 today! On hot summer days such as these, it’s hard to think of much else but a pool and a cold glass of iced tea. Although we’re still working hard here at ASDA, this post is… Read more »

The ADA Fights Back

It has been almost five months since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law, but the ADA continues to make its voice heard.  On Sunday, Dr. Ronald Tankersley, president of the ADA, wrote a letter to the editor in the Washington Post addressing his concern for the new health care bill.  He begins… Read more »