Now that you’ve established your ultimate career goal — becoming a dentist — it’s time to start thinking about how to achieve it.
If you aren't already an ASDA predental member, join today. Your involvement will give you something to talk about when you meet with dental school admissions and also give you exposure to important dental issues through ASDA communications and national events. You'll also receive a free copy of ASDA's "Guide to Getting into Dental School" when you join. This handbook includes information on preparing for the DAT, tips for interviewing and writing letters of recommendation and a comprehensive listing of each of the 62 dental schools. Use this guide to find out each school’s requirements, tuition, degrees offered and more.
Resources that can help you on your journey to dental school:
Are you looking for leadership experience in dentistry to make you stand out on your application? Consider applying for one of ASDA’s national leadership positions for predental students. You will have the opportunity to work with ASDA’s council on membership to develop initiatives and resources for our predental members.
"I got to meet so many great people. By the time I was actually applying to dental school, I felt like I had this great support system from students across the nation."
Daryn Lu, Oklahoma '15
"The various resources I received from being an ASDA predental member was essential in my acceptance into dental school. I highly recommend anyone interested in dentistry to become an ASDA predental member!"
Andrew Grillo, Michigan ’15
Predental Articles in ASDA Publications
Only ASDA members can receive our two print publications, ASDA News and Mouth, throughout the year. Each issue features a predental article to help prepare you for dental school. Members also are encouraged to read ASDA's blog, Mouthing Off, at www.ASDAblog.com for more tips.