October Contour: Dentistry in the media

In the October 2019 issue of Contour, we explore the way dentists are portrayed in the media.
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National Leadership Conference

Our National Leadership Conference is just around the corner. Are you ready?
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Advocacy Month

People you don’t know are dictating how you practice. That's why dental students participate in ASDA’s Advocacy Month each November. This year’s theme is E Pluribus ASDA.
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Career Compass

Set a course for life after dental school. Whether you're headed for a residency or practice, you'll find a trove of resources to help you on your way. 
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New & Noteworthy

Gold Crown Awards
Review the guidelines and criteria for the 2019 Gold Crown Awards. Applications are due by Jan. 6, 2020.
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October is Predental Month
During the month, we will be promoting the benefits of ASDA predental membership and resources to help ASDA’s predoctoral chapters to connect with predentals.
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ASDA webinars
Browse through our upcoming webinars and secure your spot today!
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National calendar
Keep up with ASDA events on this useful calendar. Chapter and district leaders can add their own events as well.
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Honorary ADA Membership for ASDA Executive Director

The ADA Board of Trustees has recognized Nancy Honeycutt, ASDA Executive Director for her contributions to the advancement of the art and science of dentistry. She received the honorary membership at the ADA Annual Session in San Francisco.

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Member Spotlight

Ashley Maus
A narrow focus brings big results. The number one reason students in dental school and people in general give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go instead of how far they have come. But it's a series of small wins that can give us the most significant success.
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Michelle Nudel
I want to be a dentist because it combines my passion of being creative, helping people, using new technology and owning my own business!
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Sierra Zarate
Everyone you meet can teach you a lesson. Whether it is a patient, colleague, or faculty member, everyone comes from different backgrounds and can show you a new perspective on things.
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Apply for a national leadership position

Applications for the 2020-21 leadership cycle are now open. Read through the different position descriptions and learn how you can support ASDA at the national level.

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