ADEA Articles


A Shot Worth Taking: Dentists in Several States Join the Fight Against COVID-19 by Giving Vaccinations  |  Jan. 21, 2021

In December 2020, states were finally getting access to a vaccine for COVID-19. But the vaccine needed to be administered quickly and safely, making the massive rollout an “all hands on deck” scenario. To help, some states began to allow dentists to administer the vaccine, and many dentists signed up.  Read more

A Conversation With the ADEA President and CEO and Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors  |  Jan. 8, 2021

What’s ahead for 2021? We sat down (virtually) with ADEA President and CEO, Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H., and Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors Ryan Quock, D.D.S., to get their thoughts on the big issues and opportunities on the horizon for ADEA and dental education.  Read more

Dental Schools and Allied Dental Programs Receive Millions of KN95 Masks Thanks to ADEA, FEMA and Henry Schein, Inc.  |  Nov. 3, 2020

This summer, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Henry Schein, Inc., a health care products and services distributor, joined forces to embark on a massive undertaking.  Read more

Rising to the Challenge: Dental Schools Join the Fight Against COVID-19  |  Oct. 9, 2020

When the COVID-19 arrived in the United States in early 2020, burning a path down the East and West Coasts and eventually across the rest of the country, it quickly became an “all-hands-on-deck” scenario at many U.S. hospitals. Emergency rooms were flooded in some areas.  Read more