Bulletin of Dental Education

Dugoni School of Dentistry Representatives Meet With Dental Educators in China

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The University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has recently grown its relationships with dental schools around the world. In June, five representatives traveled to China to meet with dental education leaders at two schools. The visits focused on discussions of trends and best practices in dental education.

Last Call: Submit Poster or ADEA TechExpo Presentations for 2011 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

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Poster and ADEA TechExpo submissions for the 2011 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition must be completed on or before September 10, 2010.

Previews of August 2010 Journal of Dental Education

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Preview the Upcoming Issue of the Journal of Dental Education

Application Deadline Extended for the 2010 ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning

Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships, Learning | Permanent link
The American Dental Education Association/Academy for Academic Leadership Institute for Teaching and Learning (ADEA/AAL ITL) will extend the deadline for applications to July 31.

Dr. Simmon's Elective Has Staying Power Within the Community

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSCH) Dental Branch offers a one-semester elective officially named "Safety Net Dental Clinic." Students work one Saturday morning a month at the San Jose Clinic, where the patients are usually children and always have one thing in common: no health insurance, not even Medicaid.

Meet ADEA in San Diego

Conferences and Meetings, General, Leadership, Learning | Permanent link
Planning for the 2011 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition program is well under way, and it promises to be exciting and informative for all. Meet up with ADEA March 12-16 in San Diego, California, to mark our 88th gathering of the dental education community.

Cultivating a Mindfulness Curriculum in Dental Hygiene

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Clinical dental hygiene is a profession that involves responsibly providing education and care to fellow human beings, assisting others in discovering what is best for them, and reaching out through acts of service to care for the needs of the underserved.

Do You Love to Learn?

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Access 10 great programs recorded during the 2010 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition by visiting www.softconference.com/adea. Click "ADEA Meetings" and "content from the meeting."

Professor Strives to Improve Jordanian Dental Hygiene on Fulbright Grant

Allied, General, Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships, Leadership, Learning | Permanent link
Prof. Michele L. Darby, Chair of the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University, is spending much of the first half of 2010 as a Fulbright Scholar in Irbid, Jordan. In collaboration with Jordan University of Science and Technology, Professor Darby is teaching students and assisting faculty and administrators in achieving education standards similar to those in the United States.

Teaching Dental Hygiene Students Effective Behavioral Changes Techniques

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In a fast-paced clinical atmosphere, dental hygienists only have a few minutes to counsel patients on good oral health behaviors. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has integrated a counseling technique into its dental hygiene curriculum that has evidence of positively effecting behavioral changes.
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