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“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 »

Happy 1st Blogoversary to Mouthing Off!

Celebrating the New Year is an important tradition around the world. It’s an especially exciting milestone for Mouthing Off, which started exactly one year ago! Well over 100 posts have since been generated by a dozen-ish contributors. Their hard work and sharp wit have resulted in great entertainment and stimulating dialogue for 1,000s of visitors… Read more »

ASDA Anaheim: 2011 Annual Session

Registration for ASDA’s 2011 Annual Session is now open! Annual Session is the meeting of the year where you can mingle with fellow dental students from all corners of the US. Interested in advocacy? Attend one of the numerous breakout sessions that cover everything from dental health legislation to licensure and other hot topics in… Read more »

Misfit? No. Pioneer? Yes.

In recognition of the Christmas season I thought it would only be appropriate to pay homage to a certain Christmas character who dared to defy convention and pursue a career in dentistry. This bold individual, when all social convention mandated that he adhered to the family business, stepped out and did what in his heart… Read more »