Welcome to the ASEiD (formerly ABSTD)

The Association of Science Educators in Dentistry (ASEiD), formerly the Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry (ABSTD) is a professional association dedicated to encouraging the integration of the basic sciences into contemporary undergraduate and post-graduate dental curricula.

The Association of Science Educators in Dentistry would like to extend to its friends and members its very best wishes during this difficult period of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. We urge you all to stay safe!!

The ADEE Core Curriculum in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences for Dentistry has now been published and may be viewed by following this link.

ADEE BMS Curriculum Paper 2020


The December 2020 (Christmas) newsletter may be accessed by following this link.

Useful web-site

Several of our members have commented enthusiastically about Scottish Dental Education On-Line as an educational resource applicable to many aspects of the oral biosciences. You can have a look by following this link.

Join us

The Association welcomes applications for membership from clinicians, non-clinical academic staff, basic scientists, and all others interested in the role and delivery of basic science education to dental curricula. If you are involved with undergraduate or postgraduate dental programmes or with courses preparing candidates for entry into the newer oral healthcare professions (e.g. Dental Therapy and Hygiene or Dental Technology).

We welcome your questions and feedback – please get in touch.