ASDA's blog gets a refresh!

A new name and new look did the trick! Check out ASDABlog.com
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Learn a new skill before the end of summer

Find something that you've been meaning to work on and invest in yourself this month. 
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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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#HumansOfASDA
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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ASDA webinars
Browse through our upcoming webinars and secure your spot today!
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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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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

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William Carter
Ever since I was young, I have wanted to help people in need. Whether in the United States or across the world, the need for oral healthcare will always be important and dentistry is the hands-on physical skill to tackle this under-appreciated issue.
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Elyse Hofer-Draper
Oral health is widely misunderstood and access to care is largely withheld from many demographics in today’s society. Being a dentist provides you with a platform to continually advocate for patients both on the local and national level. 
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Brianne Schmiegelow
A leader is only as strong as the support system they have behind them, and I think it’s really important that leaders recognize that and have a mutual respect for those they are leading and working with. No one can be successful without a team!
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Advocacy

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LGN Event Grant
ASDA's Legislative Grassroots Network Event Grant is available to help you plan the advocacy event that works best for your chapter or region. A maximum of $500 will be awarded per grant submission, and up to six grants will be awarded. Applications are due by Sept. 6 at 11:59 p.m.
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Publications

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Veterinary Dentistry
The August issue of Contour looks at several ways that animals are part of the dental world. Dental offices are starting to incorporate therapy animals into their practice models. Some practicing dentists have side jobs treating our furry and finned friends. And we can learn a lot about teeth by studying sharks.
Latest issue: August 2019

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