ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Fall 2014: Cultivating the Desire to Serve

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Dr. Eugene L. Anderson, ADEA Chief Policy Officer and Managing Vice President

In 2010, we published an issue of the Liaison Ledger titled Community-Based Education Comes of Age. It looked at the benefits this educational model offered—not just to schools and students, but also to communities where access to affordable oral health care... Click Here To Read More

Guest Perspective: Preparing Future Dental Care Providers to Treat Patients from Low Socio-Economic Backgrounds: Six Suggestions

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By Marita Rohr Inglehart, Dr. phil. habil., Professor of Dentistry, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

When David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., the 16th Surgeon General of the United States, published the first ever U.S. Surgeon General’s report on oral health in 2000, the message was loud and clear: Certain segments of the U.S.... Click Here To Read More

Campus Spotlight: East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine

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By Nicole Fauteux

To what extent can a dental school address a state’s access-to-oral-health-care problems? A groundbreaking endeavor in North Carolina may one day answer that question. The premise underlying this effort is that access comes, not from simply increasing a state’s production of dentists, but from creating an educational... Click Here To Read More

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Student Spotlight: Amchi Programme

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By Janet Hulstrand  

There are only four dentists for the nearly 200,000 people who live in the mountainous Ladakh region of northern India, one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world. 

In the summer of 2012, 44 dentists and dental students from southern India and from... Click Here To Read More