Upcoming Webinars

ASDA webinars offer members an additional opportunity for professional development, at their convenience. Members can attend webinars live when they happen or view a recording later. Each webinar includes practical, real-world solutions, as well as a live Q-and-A session with the presenter or panelists. 
  • Mythbusters: Advanced standing dental programs

    Oct 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    Are you a graduate of a dental school outside of the U.S.? This session will discuss the specific steps to becoming a U.S.-trained dentist. The Advanced Standing/International Dental Student Advisory Committee will also be sharing personal tips that will help you during the application process and fitting into an existing dental school class. 

    You must be a member to attend this webinar. Log in to My ASDA to register (If you're not an ASDA member, you can join here.)
  • Overcoming obstacles: The reapplication process

    Oct 24, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    Only 50% of U.S. dental school applicants are admitted each year. What happens when things don't go as planned? What are your next steps? What are the resources you can use to help you evaluate and craft your plan? What tips are available to help you come out stronger on the other side? Register for this members-only webinar to learn proven steps you can take in reapplying. 

    You must be a member to attend this webinar. Log in to My ASDA to register. (If you're not an ASDA member, you can join here.)
  • Combating the Opioid Epidemic

    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    In 2016, opioids killed more than 42,000 people in the U.S., and 40% of those deaths involved a prescription pain reliever. Opioids aren’t only an issue for dentistry, they are a national epidemic. To help students effectively discuss and combat the crisis, this webinar will provide up-to-date opioid information and examine how experts from different fields are working together against opioids. 

Webinar Recordings

Getting into Dental School

These webinars are an excellent way to access information about every step of the predental timeline. Find sessions on DAT prep, choosing a dental school and more. 


Explore the issues facing dentistry and dental students. Learn how to get started in advocacy and how to lobby your legislators. 


From mindfulness to nutrition, anxiety to addiction, hear from subject matter experts on topics related to your personal well-being. 

Chapter Management

Learn best practices and new ideas from other chapters for fundraising, membership recruitment and engagement, advocacy and Gold Crown Awards. Start off your new leaders strong with training videos for the president, treasurer and legislative liaison.

Career Resources

Learn about some of the skills necessary to succeed after dental school, whether you choose residency or practice.