UNE ASDA: Successful First Webinar for Predental Students

By: Michelle Morales On July 26th 2020, the Predental Committee at the University of New England (UNE)  hosted our first online “Predental Webinar Q&A Series,” where 50 predental students from 19 different states across the U.S. had the opportunity to learn more about the College of Dental Medicine (CDM), DMD Program at UNE, and theContinue reading “UNE ASDA: Successful First Webinar for Predental Students”

Cheers and Tears during COVID-19

We encourage you to check your state’s regulation on reopening – stay safe district 1! Connecticut reopening guidelines: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Reopen-CT. Maine reopening guidelines: https://www.maine.gov/covid19/restartingmaine. Massachusetts reopening guidelines: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts.

Intro to Advocacy

What is advocacy? Advocacy means “to promote or defend a cause.” Dental advocacy involves influencing public policies affecting the practice of dentistry and the oral health of the American public. Everyday, dental students and providers advocate for their patients by educating them and empowering them to make knowledgeable decisions for their own well-being.  Why isContinue reading “Intro to Advocacy”

ASDA D1 Response to Racial Injustices

Dear ASDA Members, We want to reach out as fellow students to acknowledge the wrongful death of George Floyd last week. We also want to acknowledge the wrongful deaths of so many other Black Americans, including Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and more. In addition to these senseless killings and acts ofContinue reading “ASDA D1 Response to Racial Injustices”

Boredom Killers: CEs and Games

Business or Pleasure? If you are looking for things to do, we have you covered. Companies are trying to stay relevant or help out by giving away CEs! A special thank you to Dean Hanlon, President Elect, Massachusetts Dental Society for helping kicking-off the list of CEs! Also, there are lots of ways to connectContinue reading “Boredom Killers: CEs and Games”

Mental Wellness: Giving back under quarantine

Volunteer Opportunities We hope you are all doing your part by staying home and washing your hands frequently to help slow the curve of COVID-19. If you are looking for more ideas on how you can help please read below. A very special thank you to Nancy Marks (nancy.marks@tufts.edu) Artist and Community Service Learning CoordinatorContinue reading “Mental Wellness: Giving back under quarantine”