Bulletin of Dental Education

ADEA's Membership Now Open...Wider

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It’s official! The American Dental Education Association’s Open Membership System roared to life at 9 a.m. on January 2 when ADEA kicked off its “Open…Wider” Campaign.

Dental Educators Attend White House Conference on Aging

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Delegates from across the United States gathered in Washington, DC in mid December for the fifth White House Conference on Aging.

NIDCR Awards Grants Totaling $75 Million for New Practice-Based Initiative

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The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded three grants, totaling $75 million, that establish regional practice-based research networks to investigate with greater scientific rigor everyday issues in the delivery of oral health care.

CU School of Dentistry Receives $2 Million Grant to Benefit Colorado’s Underserved

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The University of Colorado School of Dentistry was recently named the recipient of a three-year, $2 million grant to treat the teeth of Colorado’s underserved children. The grant, which creates a statewide program that will be known as Colorado SmileMakers, was made possible due to support from both the offices of Gov. Bill Owens and Lt. Gov. Jane Norton and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Finance.

Partnership Among Allied and Dental Educators and Local Practitioners Supports Innovative Education and Service Program in Florida

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For the past year, the underserved populations of the Tampa Bay area have been the beneficiaries of a unique educational-service partnership among Hillsborough Community College (HCC), the University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD), and dentists in the community.

Service Learning: Good Use of a Student Dentist’s Time

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Each summer, student dentists with strong interests in pediatric dentistry travel to Eastern Kentucky with mobile clinics to deliver care to disadvantaged children.

Why Dental Student Advocacy Is Important for the Profession

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By becoming involved in policy advocacy, dental students play an integral role in securing results that directly affect our lives as not only students but as future community leaders, practicing dentists, and dental educators.

University of Nebraska College of Dentistry Goes the Distance to Deliver Dental Care

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For its Children’s Dental Day VI, June 4 and 5 of this year, dental and dental hygiene students, faculty, and staff traveled 400 miles on a seven-plus hour journey to take their free dental clinic to children in western Nebraska.

New Attention for the Oral Health of African American Men

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In an effort to improve the oral health of African American men, who suffer greater rates of dental decay, periodontal disease, and oral cancer than the general population, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has released Visible Differences: Improving the Oral Health of African American Males.

PGY-1 Becomes the Law in New York

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On May 11, New York Governor George Pataki signed into law legislation that, beginning in 2007, will require dental students to complete a clinically based, CODA-approved postdoctoral general practice or specialty dental residency program of at least one year’s duration.

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