Dental school is not only academically challenging -- it is also very competitive. That's why preparing early for dental school is so important. One of the biggest steps for this preparation is getting ready for the DAT, or Dental Admission Test.
Student Affairs and Diversity
Student Affairs and Diversity
The Hispanic Student Dental Association at UIC is an organization that aims to create a unified voice for dental students and faculty, and seeks to promote and advocate the oral health issues of the Hispanic community in Illinois. We do this by following the four principles of our mission SEAL: Service, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership. HSDA at UIC
At the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) recently, the UIC College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) was chosen the winner of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) Orgullo competition, sponsored by Procter & Gamble and Crest Oral B.
For the contest, students developed a video of about three minutes long demonstrating oral hygiene instructions, caries prevention, and
Did you know the average amount of debt incurred during dental school is $287,333 and that 39% of dental students have more than $300,000 of debt?
That’s the average debt for dental school graduates in 2017 according to the ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors. If you factor in the compounding interest
multiplied by the years it will
The College’s American Dental Education Association (ADEA) chapter hosted a Peer Mentoring Group (PMG) DAOB Clinical Skills Event for the D-2 class in which D-3 and D-4 mentors guided D-2s with Class IV composite restorations and crown preps.
The event was set up by Shawn Jung, Peer Mentoring Group (PMG) DAOB Clinical Skills Director, and run by Hany Reyad, UIC ADEA
Are you a medical or dental student in your final year of school?
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides loan repayment to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least
The Peer Mentoring Group (PMG) at UIC College of Dentistry consists of mentors from each DMD class, who provide support to the classes in the years below to enhance their success through improved academic and clinical skills. It is a wonderful program intended to provide mentorship and cultivate the relationship among dental students as they navigate through the challenges presented each year. Activities planned
How can dental students spend school breaks productively? With loans breathing down our necks, we’re not looking for exotic travel destinations. We’re looking for experiences. We want activities that can really enrich our worldliness, empathy or perhaps our CV.
Attend Dental Conferences
Attending dental conferences is a great place to start. Check your school’s calendar as soon as it’s
The College’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) Chapter has been chosen the winner of the Nuestros Ninos contest of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), sponsored by Colgate. In the contest, students are invited to develop a program that educates on the importance of dental care, good oral
The DMD Class of 2019 created the College of Dentistry’s very first Mannequin Challenge! With the assistance of Dr. Organ, Ms. Robin Waner and Alberto Clinic 319 was transformed into a still scene of chaos. Special guest appearances were made by Dr. Organ, Dr. Lamb and Dr. Rowan.