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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.

What’s your limit?

I ran the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. It was my second marathon, and the hardest 26.2 miles I’ve ever run. Last year, Chicago was chilly on marathon weekend and there is nothing better for running a marathon than 40 degree weather. This year, we had a spike in temperatures all week, peaking in an 85… Read more »

Rise of Dental Tourism?

A subset of medical tourism, dental tourism involves individuals seeking less expensive dental care outside of the U.S. and other countries.  It is a trend that is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, including here in America.  According to the National Coalition on Health Care, nearly half a million Americans sought medical care abroad in 2006.  And… Read more »