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Tucker Carlson Shines in This Year’s Political Spotlight

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By Nicole Fauteux ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition attendees look forward to each year’s Political Spotlight for its entertainment value as well as for enlightenment, and this year’s presenter did not disappoint. Tucker Carlson, political correspondent and conservative commentator on

What Lies Ahead for Health Reform

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By Nicole Fauteux At this year’s 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, Peter Damiano, D.D.S., Director of the Public Policy Center and Professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, discussed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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.

ADEA Changes Membership Structure

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The ADEA House of Delegates, meeting at the 2005 Annual Session, voted to change the Association’s membership model to one of open membership. Under the new system, every faculty member, student, and administrator at an ADEA member institution will be eligible for individual membership in ADEA at no additional cost.

Actions at the Opening Session of the House of Delegates 2005

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Actions at the Opening Session of the House of Delegates 2005

Moving Toward a National Clinical Licensure Exam? A Status Report

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Over the past couple of years, ADEA has been at the forefront of efforts expected to result in a major change in dentistry and dental hygiene: the transition from a system of disparate state and regional testing for clinical licensure to a uniform national exam. Since dental and dental hygiene graduates must pass licensure exams before they can practice, this development has significant implications for schools and students, as well as the public the system is designed to protect.

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.

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.

Dental Students Make Their Voices Heard on Capitol Hill

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159 students, representing nearly 18,000 dental students and 46 dental schools across the U.S., visited the nation’s capital to take part in the 7th Annual National Dental Student Lobby Day. “The annual National Dental Student Lobby Day is a valuable learning experience for students to gain the skills needed to become effective advocates in an increasingly politicized world,” said Dr. Richard W. Valachovic, ADEA Executive Director.

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