Bulletin of Dental Education

One Month to Register for the 2014 ADEA Dental Student Virtual Fair

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This live online event, which is free for current dental students, residents and fellows, will include information on residencies, advanced dental education opportunities and resources for the new dentist.

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.

ADEA and ADA Provide Opportunity to Participate Online for Free in ADA Annual Session Education in the Round

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ADEA and the American Dental Association (ADA) present an educational opportunity for faculty, students, residents and fellows to gain remote access to live-patient continuing education (CE) courses being held at the 2013 ADA Annual Session.

Two New ADEA Webinars Available for Faculty

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Register today for the webinar, “Why Throw Students to the Wolves: Maximizing Outreach Program Value.”

ADEA Offers Innovative Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator through Collaboration with AAMC

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ADEA is pleased to announce an innovative educational debt management resource designed to help promote responsible borrowing and loan repayment for dental students and alumni.

ADEA Launches New Website

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ADEA is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at www.ADEA.org. The launch of the site is the culmination of a comprehensive effort involving many stakeholders. Those stakeholders included a website advisory group comprising a cross representation of ADEA members, leadership, and staff.

Two Key Epigenetic Regulating Genes Discovered

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The ability to control whether certain stem cells ultimately become bone cells holds great promise for regenerative medicine and potential therapies aimed at treating metabolic bone diseases. Now, University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) School of Dentistry professor and leading cancer scientist Cun-Yu Wang, D.D.S., Ph.D., and his research team have made a significant breakthrough in that direction.

Drs. Marnie Oakley and Heiko Spallek Take a Closer Look at Social Media in Dental Education

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After trying to understand her teenagers’ desire to overshare on social media sites, Dr. Marnie Oakley became interested in taking a closer look at social media as it relates to dentistry. Dr. Oakley was intrigued by the actions of her children, who seemed compelled to chronicle the family's every move through Twitter and Facebook.

“Once I learned I personally have been the subject of these postings, I began to wonder how I was represented. It became clear to me that in my own household rules needed to be set to include: (1) No writing about anyone without their permission; (2) No posting pictures of anyone without their permission; (3) Never write something about someone else that you would not want to see written about yourself.”

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.

Find the Latest Dental Education Resources in the ADEA Curriculum Resource Center

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The ADEA Curriculum Resource Center (CRC) has an unprecedented collection of powerpoints, images, and animations. The site contains modules on biofilm, erosion, dentin hypersensitivity, and periodontal diseases and overall health. ADEA members can access all of this exciting information for free!

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