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2022 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition Moves to Philadelphia  |  Aug. 6, 2021

Though diversity and inclusion are important topics in dental education, making them a priority on campuses and within the curricula remains a challenge for many dental schools and allied dental programs.  Read more



ADEA to Focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Historic Education-wide Climate Assessment Survey  |  July 26, 2021

Though diversity and inclusion are important topics in dental education, making them a priority on campuses and within the curricula remains a challenge for many dental schools and allied dental programs.  Read more



Facing the Challenge of Incorporating Inter- and Intraprofessional Education  |  June 9, 2021

For decades, dental schools and allied dental programs have strived to integrate knowledge from other disciplines into their curricula and advocated for the inclusion of oral health into other health professions’ curricula. A lack of time and competing priorities remain significant hurdles, but there are promising signs of progress.  Read more



Crisis and Opportunity: COVID-19 Pandemic Kick Starts Changes for Dental Community  |  May 7, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on legislation and regulations on the federal and state levels. Some of those changes are relevant to dentistry and dental education, including expansion of telehealth in some states, dentists and dental students becoming COVID-19 vaccinators, and changes in some states’ dental licensure portability and requirements.   Read more



Dental Students Glimpse New Possibilities at ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition  |  April. 6, 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 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