Colorado ASDA Rises Yet Again

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By Austin Tyler, D.D.S. Candidate Class of 2020, Colorado ASDA President From the Summer 2018 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association On April 21, over 140 runners and volunteers braved the cold snow to participate in Colorado American Student Dental Association’s (ASDA) inaugural Beat Tooth Decay 5K. The race was organized to raise money for the Dental Lifeline Network. ASDA ended …

Colorado ASDA Offers Something for Everyone

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By Danny Adler, ASDA President, D.D.S. Candidate Class of 2019 From the Summer 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) is the largest dental student group in the nation, with over 20,000 members who make up 90% of dental students. ASDA works to protect and advance the rights, interests and welfare of dental students …

Welcoming New Graduates to the Dental Community

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By Denise Kassebaum, D.D.S., M.S., Dean, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine From the Summer 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association A commencement celebrating the graduation from dental school is a major milestone in the life of a dentist. For 78 new graduates of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, this special event took place on …

Improving Ethical Licensure Options for Graduates: Non-Patient Exams

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By Jennifer Goodrum, Director of Government Relations From the Summer 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association The 2015 CDA House of Delegates charged the CDA to work to implement alternatives to a live patient exam for licensure, given concerns about some ethical implications of the current examination structure. In 2016, substantial progress was made through Colorado Dental Board regulatory …