ASDA’s publications offer its members a deeper dive into the dental-student perspective through content that highlights students’ stories and educates on topics pertinent to their success as dentists. The publications also provide updates from ASDA, as well as information on dentistry-related legislative activities, advocacy initiatives and leadership opportunities.


Contour is ASDA's 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’s monthly e-newsletters provide updates from the association as well as dentistry news, leadership information and more.


ASDA Blog provides easily accessible information to anyone interested in a career in dentistry and tells the stories of dental students’ personal experiences, in addition to covering topics such as finances, practice management, volunteering, advocacy and more.

Predental and Predoctoral Handbooks 

ASDA publishes two handbooks for members at different stages of their dental school journey. First-year dental students receive "Getting Through Dental School," which offers resources for navigating the transition into dental school. Predental members receive "Getting Into Dental School," which offers valuable information on choosing a dental school and managing the application process.  

Chapter How-to Guides

ASDA develops guides on various topics to assist our chapters. Each guide is filled with ideas from other ASDA chapters and offers insight into how to make your chapter better.


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