Everything to Know About Question 2

While health insurance is regulated under multiple federal and state legislation to protect patients’ rights, there aren’t many legislations that regulate dental insurance. This has led to dental insurance companies being able to raise their rates without increasing patient benefits.          When I shadowed in a dental office that mainly serves the low-income population, theContinue reading “Everything to Know About Question 2”

New England Bucket List: Summer 2022

Summer is here, which means the weather in New England is absolutely beautiful, outdoor dining is back, and tourists are soaking in the sun on beaches! This July, we asked ASDA D1 members to share their summer New England bucket list. Here are some places our members are excited to explore this summer! Massachusetts NausetContinue reading “New England Bucket List: Summer 2022”

Lessons Learned from the Most Self-Learned Person: A Dental Student’s Perspective of Leonardo Da Vinci

By: Lena Syed, Tufts ‘24 Book: Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson You may know Leonardo Da Vinci as an inventor of flying machines, the painter of Mona Lisa’s famous smile, a scientist, an engineer, or a sculptor. In essence, he was an expert observer. He received little schooling and prioritized learning from experience ratherContinue reading “Lessons Learned from the Most Self-Learned Person: A Dental Student’s Perspective of Leonardo Da Vinci”

Staying Involved in Dental School

By: Sweta Parikh (UNE ’23) and Aimee Parado (TUSDM ’24) Fall is here and after two months of meeting new classmates and professors, getting lost on campus, and scrambling to find the neatest way to organize our notes, many of us have finally settled into a dental school routine! Fall also means that we areContinue reading “Staying Involved in Dental School”

Back to (Dental) School: Part 2

By: Aimee Parado (TUSDM ‘24) and Sweta Parikh (UNE ’23) For the second and final part of our Back to School Series, Jessica Murphree (HSDM ‘23), Swati Gupta (BU ‘23), and Diandra A. Jones (TUSDM ‘25) share more of their back-to-school tips. This post focuses on factors that contribute to a student’s well-being in dentalContinue reading “Back to (Dental) School: Part 2”

Back to (Dental) School: Part 1

By: Aimee Parado (TUSDM ‘24) and Sweta Parikh (UNE ’23) It’s that time of the year again: back to school! Maybe you’re returning for another semester of dental school, or maybe you’re a D1 beginning the journey. The start of a new school year is exciting—there is a whole year ahead for learning, growth, andContinue reading “Back to (Dental) School: Part 1”