ASDA's blog gets a refresh!

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Discover the Animal Kingdom

Take a walk on the wild side and discover the animal kingdom this June!
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Getting Through Dental School

Find success in your first year - rely on this comprehensive guide to navigate dental school.
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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

Interested in doing a social media takeover? Share your experience as a dental student on the national ASDA Instagram account by signing up for a #HumansOfASDA takeover!
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Write for ASDA
Interested writers can reach out at any time with a story idea, or we can assign one to you. Contributors will work directly with our Editorial Board to complete an article or blog post.
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ASDA webinars
Browse through our upcoming webinars and secure your spot today!
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Chapter Map
ASDA has a chapter at each of the 66 dental schools in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Use this map to locate dental schools and find contact information for each ASDA chapter. 
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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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Member Spotlight

Rohan Madhyani

Dentistry isn’t your life, it’s just a part of your life. So make sure to enjoy every moment you have with family, friends and doing that things that you love.

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Sonali Lallu
It wasn’t until I was able to attend a pre-dental day within District 5 where we completed composite restorations, tooth waxing, and held hand pieces to apply sealants and carve blocks that I knew this was the career I wanted to pursue!
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Kate McPherson
I believe the most vital quality is being able to motivate and boost the morale of the team behind you.  As a leader, you can only do so much alone.  With a solid, enthusiastic, and driven team behind you can achieve far more and foster leadership in those who follow in your footsteps.
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Let's keep the momentum going!
Help keep up the momentum for dental student issues by sending letters to your congresspeople in support of the Resident Education Deferred Interest Act, the Student Loan Refinancing Act and the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act. ASDA's action alert system, Engage, has pre-filled emails that you can easily modify and send to your legislators.


Entrepreneurship + Innovation
The June/July issue of Contour provides firsthand insights into business ownership from dentists who have done it. In addition, learn about what to keep in mind when looking for an associateship, influencer marketing, trauma dentistry and more.
Latest issue: June/July 2019