Did you know that ASDA fights side-by-side with the American Dental Association (ADA), the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the Student Professionalism and Ethics Association in Dentistry (SPEA), and many dental school deans across the nation for licensure reform?  This is just one of the many issues that ASDA and the ADA have taken a stand against.  Click on the issues below to learn all about what ASDA has done to advance the rights, interests, and welfare of us as dental students, as well as to protect the future of our profession!

Issues & Legislative Priorities


Advocacy brief

Stay up to date on federal and state legislative issues with ASDA's monthly e-newsletter.

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Sign up for Engage, ASDA's action alert system that informs you about current federal and state issues.

we are grassroots advocates

Contact the Legislative liaison, Tahsin Anwar, to find out how YOU can get involved!