Announcements

  • Crisis and Opportunity: COVID-19 Pandemic Kick Starts Changes for Dental Community

    The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact has been and continues to be wide-ranging, influencing legislation and regulations on both a national and state level. Several of those changes have been relevant to the dental and dental education community, from the expansion of telehealth in some states, to the approval by the Biden administration of dentists and dental students becoming COVID-19 vaccinators, to greater movement in licensure portability and licensure examinations. 
  • #ADEA2021 Attendees - Your #ADEA2021 Streaming Access Is Extended Through Sept. 30!

    WE are extending your free attendee access to all 2021 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition (#ADEA2021) content for the next five months in ADEA eLearn
  • #ADEA2021 Sessions Now Available On Demand

    If you registered for the 2021 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition you have FREE access to the all on-Demand content now.  If you missed the #ADEA2021 conference no worries!  It is available for purchase with unlimited viewing until September 30, 2021.
  • HHS Allows Dentists and Dental Students to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)  (PREP Act) to allow dentists and dental students to be COVID-19 vaccinators. This amendment would enable dentists and dental students to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the general population, regardless of the state or territory in which they are licensed, and it extends liability protection to the vaccinators.

  • ADEA Statement Against Racism and Violence Against Individuals of Asian Descent, Asian Americans...

    March 19, 2021—The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) condemns all forms of violence, discrimination, racism, harassment and xenophobia.  We are grieved by the spread of COVID-19 misinformation and bias that has fostered the mistreatment of persons of Asian descent. Although further details regarding this week’s mass shooting in Atlanta are still pending, this tragedy highlights the escalating violence directed toward Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our nation throughout the last year. According to a recent Stop AAPI Hate National Report, hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States increased during the pandemic.
  • ADEA Hails Federal Approval for Role of Dentists and Qualified Dental Students in COVID Vaccinations

    March 12, 2021—The Biden administration’s decision to allow dentists and qualified dental students to administer the COVID-19 vaccine is a welcome and important step in winning the fight against the deadly pandemic, according to the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).

  • A Conversation with ADEA’s President and CEO and the Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors

    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 both ADEA and dental education, in general.