The Summit

Reach new heights with ASDA's reimagined conference, the Summit, taking place November 19-21.

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November Contour 2021

In his editor’s note, “Uniting to lower barriers,” 2021-22 ASDA Editor-in-Chief Ryan Lee, Texas-Houston ‘23, writes: “Breaking barriers is a legislative priority for ASDA and something students are passionate about. In this issue, we continue the conversation on breaking barriers to care because of how much it matters.
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Advocacy Month 2021

Getting Back to our (Grass) Roots

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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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is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students. Learn about us

New & Noteworthy

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

Reach new heights with ASDA's reimagined conference, the Summit, taking place in Chicago November 19-21.

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PFM Crown Awards

Show off your chapter’s hard work and dedication! The 2022 PFM Crown Awards are now open. First, submit a 2-minute video showcasing your chapters’ unique experience—all submissions will receive $100. Then complete the PFM application to be considered for recognition.

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Dental Licensure FAQ

Dental licensure can be overwhelming. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

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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

Minh-Tom Van
Members should not think of leadership positions in ASDA simply as a title. It should be thought of as an avenue of growth and networking.
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Bronson Warren
ASDA has helped me become someone people can depend on and look to for help. ASDA has given me the opportunity to advocate for dental students and build relationships with possible future employers. I would like to translate my work with ASDA into the ADA where I can continue to advocate for dentists and promote innovative dentistry.
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Marithza Flores

I want to pursue dentistry to bridge the gap between underserved communities and access to care, and to be the representation individuals need to feel confident and understood during their dental treatments, by creating a positive and collaborative patient experience.

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