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ADEA GoDental Launches New Website for Students Exploring a Career in Dentistry

By Education Technology Insights | Thursday, May 05, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C: The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), which helps individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the health of the public, has launched its new ADEA GoDental website at www.adea.org/GoDental.

ADEA GoDental tries in providing students, a career in dentistry or dental hygiene with the information and guidance they need to apply to programs, matriculate and eventually fulfill their career goals. The new website features intuitive navigation, a modern design, customized information for students interested in dentistry and dental hygiene and dedicated resources for health professions advisors.

 “The new ADEA GoDental site offers dynamic content and an engaging platform to inform prospective students of their options when considering a career in an oral health profession. The website is part of ADEA’s larger strategic initiative to reach students from a variety of backgrounds and cultivate the dental and dental hygiene workforce to meet the evolving oral health needs of a diverse society,” says Lily T. Garcia, ADEA Board Chair, D.D.S., M.S., FACP.

Acting upon its mission to Inspire, Inform and Guide, ADEA GoDental will inspire students with blog posts by current students, dentists, admissions officers and other key mentors; inform students about the practice options and specialties available in dentistry and dental hygiene; and guide students through the application process to help them prepare both academically and financially.

Students and advisors can access the website’s new interactive map highlighting all U.S. public and private dental schools –an overview of the history of dentistry, compelling reasons to pursue a career as a dentist or dental hygienist and financial planning resources such as the AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator.

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