Rescind ASDA’s Current Statements of Position and Policy ‘A-10 Dental Degree Designations’

Resolution 202-2018 — Adopted
2017-18 Governance Work Group
Financial Impact
The Governance Work Group found this policy to be redundant as the Commission on Dental Accreditation already defines predoctoral training as leading to the DDS or DMD degree. The GWG agreed to rescind the policy; therefore, be it
Resolved, that ASDA’s Current Statements of Position or Policy ‘A-10 Dental Degree Designations (2000, revised 2012, 2015)’ be rescinded:

The American Student Dental Association encourages the administrators of all U.S. CODA-accredited dental schools to confer a DDS or DMD degree for all U.S. dental school graduates.