Current Students

  • ADEA CAAPID ApplicantsADEA CAAPID Applicants
    Prospective applicants to advanced dental programs, learn more about ADEA CAAPID here. Learn more

  • Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Students

    These materials were written to assist the graduating class of 2015 dental students better manage their student loans and to plan their overall repayment strategies as they prepare for the transition from dental school to practice or post-doctoral work.
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  • ADEA PASS ApplicantsADEA PASS Applicants

    Prospective applicants to advanced dental education programs, learn more about ADEA PASS here. Learn more

  • Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships for Students
    More than 20 ADEA awards and scholarships are available for dental and dental hygiene students.
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  • Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Hygiene Students

    These materials were written to assist the graduating class of 2015 dental hygiene students better manage their student loans and to plan their overall repayment strategies as they prepare for the transition from dental hygiene programs to practice.
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  • AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and CalculatorAAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator

    With DLOC, you can keep all your student loan borrowing in one electronic file. You always know how much the loans you borrow each year will impact your repayment amounts when you graduate. You always know how much you have borrowed to date. You get help choosing a repayment strategy that works best for you based on your career goals and objectives. Learn more

  • Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships for Students
    More than 20 ADEA awards and scholarships are available for dental and dental hygiene students.
    Learn more

  • AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and CalculatorAAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator

    With DLOC, you can keep all your student loan borrowing in one electronic file. You always know how much the loans you borrow each year will impact your repayment amounts when you graduate. You always know how much you have borrowed to date. You get help choosing a repayment strategy that works best for you based on your career goals and objectives. Learn more

  • Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Students

    These materials were written to assist the graduating class of 2015 dental students better manage their student loans and to plan their overall repayment strategies as they prepare for the transition from dental school to practice or post-doctoral work.
    Learn more

  • ADEA Summary of State Loan Forgiveness Programs
    1 MEMORANDUM DATE: August 7, 2014 TO: Deans of United States Dental Schools Directors of Advanced Dental Education Programs Directors of Allied Dental Education Programs ADEA Board of Directors ADEA Legislative Advisory Committee ADEA Leadership Group FROM: Richard W. Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H, ADEA President and CEO Y Learn more

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Featured Publications

ADEA Policy Center Newsletters

The ADEA Policy Center publishes four newsletters: 

Washington Update
and State Update are full of news about national and state-level issues and events of interest to the academic dental and research communities.

The CCI Liaison Ledger, published quarterly, provides information about innovative developments within dental education.

Around the ADEA Policy Center provides information about the activities of the ADEA Policy Center portfolios.

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Journal of Dental Education®The Journal of Dental Education (JDE) is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that publishes a wide variety of educational and scientific research in dental, allied dental and advanced dental education. Learn more

A Report of the ADEA Presidential Task Force on the Cost of Higher Education and Student Borrowing

A Report of the ADEA Presidential Task Force on the Cost of Higher Education and Student Borrowing

This report describes dental education costs and the resulting student debt in the broader context of the rising cost of higher education.

The report examines the impact of student borrowing on career choice and improving access to oral health care. It provides recommendations for ADEA leadership, its members, and other dental education stakeholders on how to improve the financial position of dental schools and allied and advanced dental education programs.

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