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Student Regional Conference

January 19, 2017

Are you an oral health student?  Join the Hispanic Dental Association Student Regional Conference bringing dynamic workshops and speakers to help prepare you for leadership and community engagement in the following HDA core areas: Service, Education, Advocacy and Leadership. The day-long conference is hosted by the local HSDA chapter leaders and produced in partnership with [Read more…]

2017 National President- Dr. Frank Ramos, DDS

January 6, 2017

Dr. Frank Ramos is in private practice at the Absolute Dental Care, a comprehensive dental care office including management of patients in the operations room. He is also NYU School of Dentistry Adjunct Research Practitioner engaged in applied research and learning “PEARL”. His professional career also includes a position as a Staff Dentist- South Park [Read more…]

HDA New Address

December 14, 2016

HDA’s new mailing address is: Hispanic Dental Association P.O.BOX 153218 Austin, Texas 78715

2017 National Board Nominations

December 6, 2016

Are you willing to serve on the National Board of Trustees? The Board represents a broad cross section of oral health leaders. Each member is essential to the success of the HDA and must understand and fulfill the responsibilities and commitments required of this position. The responsibilities shared among the Board of Trustees include: the governance of [Read more…]

HDAF 2016 Symposiums

October 18, 2016

The HDAF cordially invites you to participate in Roundtable discussions on PROGRESS & INNOVATION FOR THE ORAL HEALTH OF UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS.  Each discussion will include dental school deans, students, researchers, industry leaders, organized dentistry leaders, and impassioned oral health care providers. Discussions will focus on innovative opportunities to meet the needs of underserved communities, children, [Read more…]

Job Opportunities

July 25, 2016

University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry-Department of Prosthodontics The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty member in Department of Prosthodontics.    Position available October 31, 2016; screening begins immediately.  Must have:  DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent; Master’s Degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from ADA-accredited dental school; and Board [Read more…]

2016-2017 Scholarship Applications! Apply Now!

July 15, 2016

To build healthier Hispanic communities we connect partners and develop leaders who impact transformational strategies for education, scholarship and research. The Hispanic Dental Association Foundation is committed to supporting students through the educational process by awarding grants and scholarships to individuals with strong support from corporate partners and individual donors: Colgate-Palmolive, Proctor & Gamble, A-dec, Dr. Juan Villareal, [Read more…]


June 2, 2016

The Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Dental Van is coming to your city or a city near you. Please sign up today as a volunteer dental professional to provide free visual screenings and/or educate children and families up to 12 years old aboard the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Dental Van.    TO SIGN UP: COPY THE FOLLOWING [Read more…]

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical -track faculty member in Clinic Administration.

May 27, 2016

IOWA The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical -track faculty member in Clinic Administration.    Position available July 1, 2016; screening begins immediately.  Must have:  DDS/DMD from ADA-accredited dental school.  Desirable:  successful completion of advanced training program in general dentistry (GPR/AEGD) from ADA-accredited institution; relevant teaching & clinical practice experience [Read more…]

MassMutual Study on Business Owners Gives Insights on Latinos’ Business Attitudes and Concerns

May 25, 2016

Dental professionals in private practice share many of the values and attitudes towards business planning as other closely-held business owners. That’s why this month, we’d like to share with HDA members an article about a study on Latino business owners conducted by MassMutual to spark a meaningful dialogue about how to best position your dental [Read more…]