Category Archives: Dental Students

UIC dental students seek ‘Success’ at ADA Headquarters

More than 50 University of Illinois-Chicago first-year dental students visited the ADA Headquarters Monday, Aug. 18 for a Success Dental Student Program and a building tour. The students received an overview on career opportunities, stress management and financial management from Dr. Tom Sullivan, ADA Success speaker. In addition, the Illinois State Dental Society provided an overview on the… Read More »

Have you volunteered outside the United States?

So many dentists give generously of their time and talents with international volunteer dental organizations. In 2013 the ADA recognized 59 dentists and 26 dental students with the Certificate for International Volunteer Service. The ADA is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Certificate for International Volunteer Service — the deadline is April 1, 2014. Eligible candidates must have… Read More »

North Carolina Dental Students Making a Difference in Malawi

Yesterday we posted about the ADA Foundation Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Award which recognizes dental student outreach to vulnerable communities within the U.S. The ADA Foundation also recognizes one dental school student program each year for demonstrating excellence in providing services to underserved populations outside of the U.S. through the Dr. Thomas J. Zwemer Award. Established… Read More »

Dental Students Making a Difference Close to Home

The ADA Foundation has announced the winners of the 2013  Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Award. This annual award highlights significant dental student outreach to vulnerable communities within the U.S. The winning programs receive $5,000 to continue their outstanding work in serving the underserved. The 2013 Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Awards go to:… Read More »