The American Student Dental Association held its Annual Session in Boston Feb. 18-21. More than 600 students attended the meeting to help advance the profession of dentistry and be more “ASDA Awesome.”
Highlights at the event include the business meeting of the House of Delegates, elections of ASDA national leaders, the Dental Expo, prominent speakers within dentistry addressing hot topics, and awards recognizing the achievements of ASDA chapters and members. The meeting concludes with a celebratory gala.
Students, new dentists and ADA leaders interacted throughout the meeting.
Dr. Carol Gomez Summerhays, ADA president-elect, poses with a University of the Pacific dental student at ASDA’s annual session in Boston.
Drs. Dan Hammer (left) and Andrew Read-Fuller, new dentists and past ASDA leaders, engage students at the ASDA meeting.
(From left) James J. Williamson, New Hampshire Dental Society executive director; Dr. Jonathan Shenkin, ADA first vice president; Dr. Carol Gomez Summerhays, ADA president-elect; Dr. Anthony Giamberardino, Massachusetts Dental Society president pose for a photo at ASDA’s annual session in Boston.
Dr. Timothy Oh, New Dentist Committee District 1 representative and Maine Dental Association president, poses for a photo with student leaders from the University of New England College of Dental Medicine: (From left) Dzhuliya Servetnik, Ava Lindery and Katie Hunt.
Dr. Jeffrery Cole, ADA Trustee of the Fourth District, (second from left), meets with dental students during ASDA’s annual session.