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.
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
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.
The Medical University of South Carolina
(MUSC) James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine welcomed
Mark Miller, D.M.D., M.D., FACS, on July 1 in the role of Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Residency Program Director and Associate Professor in the Department of
Dental hygiene and dental assisting students from
Germanna Community College (GCC) participated in a remote area medical (RAM) project with University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (UConn SDM) dental students. The students volunteered to participate in the RAM clinic over the course of a weeken