2023 ADEE Meeting Offers Learning and Networking Opportunities for ADEA Members

Working together across international borders to help reach World Health Organization oral health objectives and share ideas that can be implemented at dental educational institutions in both the United States and Europe were some of the major objectives for the 20 ADEA members who attended the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Association for Dental Education in Europe.

October is National Dental Hygiene Month
Celebrate National Hygiene Month 2023 with the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. This year’s theme of “Everyday Extraordinary” highlights the changes driven by daily work with patients, advancing oral health in communities and upholding high standards of practice. 

Midwestern University Partners with Rio Salado to Train Dental Hygiene Students

Growing community needs prompted Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona’s and Rio Salado College’s partnership to create more opportunities for dental hygiene students. The collaboration promises to be a long-term endeavor that will significantly impact the careers of aspiring dental hygienists with enhanced training and education.

100 Years of ADEA: Dr. Kenneth Kalkwarf
Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., has never shied away from change, starting back in his early days as a college student, when he switched from architecture to dentistry, and later as founding Chair of the ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education, which helped usher in many dynamic changes in dental education. In his Q&A, he shares how he made the decision to become a dental educator and how he has advocated for and encouraged evolution in dental education. 

University of Southern Indiana Students Help Feed Over 1,900 Local Seniors

The University of Southern Indiana (USI) dental assisting and dental hygiene students went to the Tri-State Food Bank in Evansville, Ind., to support seniors in their local community. Students completed pre-service learning activities focused on understanding food insecurity and the impact it has on the commu

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