Contour is the only print news source dedicated to sharing the dental-student narrative and addressing their holistic needs as they prepare to enter the workforce as dental professionals. ASDA members receive Contour 10 times a year, with combined issues in June/July and November/December.
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March 2019 - Dental technology and research
Growing and learning as dentistry evolves
Editor-in-Chief David Danesh, Harvard '20, writes: "With most dental students growing up as part of the internet generation, we quickly adapt to emerging dental technologies. Digital scanning and impressions, dental workflow for design and fabrication of appliances, restorations and prostheses, and electronic health records all seem intuitive to the average millennial dental (or even non-dental) student. How can we take advantage of this unique world as we grow and learn?"
March Contour discusses the influence of dental technology on dental labs, digital dentistry, direct-to-consumer dental products and social entrepreneurship. This issue also discusses the importance of getting involved in research and how music could potentially help curb opioid addiction.
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