Tips From Current D.D.S. and Dental Hygiene Students

Revelations of a D2 Student: Journey to Dental School

Posted by Carol Gilbert-Orrego on August 14, 2017

The ADEA GoDental team recently had an impactful encounter with a determined second-year dental school student with an inspiring story to share. Read on as nontraditional student Carol Gilbert-Orrego, M.S., RDN, LDN, chronicles the ups and downs she faced on her long road to dental school in a vivid portrayal of perseverance, courage and good old American grit.

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What I Learned From My Dental School Application Journey

Posted by ADEA on May 22, 2015
Listen to a panel of first-year dental students share some of the surprises and challenges they encountered during the dental school application process. In this free, 45 minute webinar recording, first year dental students reflect back on their experience applying to dental school and share some of the surprises and challenges they encountered along the way. ... See More

Serving through volunteerism and advocacy

Posted by Jeremy Jordan on February 20, 2015
“Dental students are like snowflakes—each one is different,” Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry’s Senior Associate Dean for Student Services, Dr. Michael Healy, once said. “In fact, if you ask a room full of one hundred dental students ‘why dentistry?’ you’re almost certain to get one hundred answers.” ... See More

The Importance of Giving Back

Posted by Lauren Kuhn on December 03, 2014
Don’t have a lot of extra time that you don’t know how to use? Nope, neither do I! As a predental student, I had almost every minute planned out as I carefully balanced my time between studying and attending classes, workshops, club meetings, etc. With so little time to spare, why would giving back be a good idea? Six major rewards come to mind:
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