Bulletin of Dental Education

Registration Opens Next Month for the 2014 ADEA Allied Dental Regional Accreditation Workshop

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Allied dental educators will learn about the accreditation process, prepare for accreditation site visits and become familiar with the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) allied dental education standards and policies.

Register Now for the ADEA/AAL IAHE: Teaching Foundations in Allied Health Education

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Registration is now open for the ADEA/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators Teaching Foundations in Allied Health Education course.

Registration for 2014 ADEA/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators Courses Now Open

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Three ADEA/AAL IAHE courses in 2014, including the popular Clinical Teaching Best Practices course, now are open for registration.

Discover Clinical Teaching Best Practices for Allied Health Educators

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Sign up today for convenient, collaborative and cutting-edge online education for allied health educators through the ADEA/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators (ADEA/AAL IAHE).

ECU Receives Federal Grant for Telemedicine

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East Carolina University (ECU) School of Dental Medicine has received a grant worth nearly $400,000 to expand its rural residency program. The grant comes as a portion of more than $1.5 million North Carolina is receiving from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve access to health care and educational services in rural communities.

7th ADEA Allied Dental Faculty Leadership Development Class Completes Program

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In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 19 new graduates of the ADEA Allied Dental Faculty Leadership Development Program (ADEA ADFLDP) celebrated the accomplishments of the three-and-a-half-day, intensive educational event designed to heighten their connection to their profession, develop leadership skills, and elevate their standing in the allied dental education community.

Represent Allied Dental Education in Your Association and Beyond

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Highly experienced allied dental educators, program directors, and practitioners, you are invited to engage in and lead the most critical issues at the junction of allied dental and higher education.

Feasibility of Dental Hygiene Students in Long-Term Care Facilities Studied in Pilot Program

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By 2030 the number of people 65 years or older in the United States is expected to rise to 72.1 million, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging. This growing segment, which will compose 19% of the U.S. population, will present unique challenges to the next generation of oral care providers.

News from University of Maryland’s Division of Dental Hygiene

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Each summer, three rising senior dental hygiene students and a faculty member from the University of Maryland satellite campus in Princess Anne travel by boat to Smith Island on the Eastern Shore of Maryland to provide dental hygiene care to island residents. Smith Island's population decreases each year due to lack of employment and the slow decline of the crabbing industry.

Update from Allied Dental Education - June 2011

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Each year during the month of the Annual National ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors' Conference, the BDE highlights news and activities from the allied dental education community.

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