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August Contour 2021

In his debut editor’s note, “Prepare for the future,” 2021-22 ASDA Editor-in-Chief Ryan Lee, Texas-Houston ‘23, writes: “The theme of this issue of Contour is ‘futureproofing.’ 
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is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students. Learn about us

New & Noteworthy

Excellence and Advocate Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2021 recipients of ASDA's Excellence & Advocate Awards.
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The Summit
The Summit

ASDA is excited to announce the return of in-person events with its reimagined conference, taking place November 19-21 in Chicago.

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Advocacy Certificate Program

The Advocacy Certificate Program helps students strengthen and develop their advocacy knowledge.

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An OMS – known as oral and maxillofacial surgeon – is the surgical expert of the dental profession. OMSs’ extensive education and training, surgical expertise and understanding of esthetics and function qualify them to treat diseases, defects, injuries and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws and face. Learn more at



Key issue and legislative priorities
Learn about ASDA's key issues and legislative priorities.
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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

Kylie Dean
Although I have been involved in a number of clubs and community programs, being the chair of our chapter’s Community Service and Outreach Committee was my first real position of leadership.
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Lydia Mayhood
I want to be able to help people in my community learn about and take care of their oral health. I also want to work on making dental care more accessible for all people.
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Stephanie Cisek
After my time as Pittsburgh ASDA Vice President comes to a close, my goal is to take on a leadership position at the district level.
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