1. P

    dental school & health issues

    Hi everyone, I really need to get this off my chest. Hopefully I can gain some insight from any pre-dentals/ dental students/ dentists etc. I'm a pre-dental student who has been working as a part-time assistant at a dental office for the past five years. This upcoming summer, I planned to move...
  2. rcollinb

    One year Masters before dental school question & advice!

    Hey folks! I hope all are well during the strange times. I just wanted to post my situation right now to see if any of y’all wouldn’t mind giving me some advice! I am just about to graduate and I did not gain a seat to dental school this cycle. It left me with a gap year to do something...
  3. Saint Richie

    EU Dental Licensing Laws

    Hey guys, so I tried doing my own research online but have come short of any useful information. I'm currently a dental student in the US working at getting my license in the US. I'm also a dual citizen of Italy. I know that US law does not allow foreign dentists to practice there, and the EU...
  4. D

    Q&A Session For Pre-Dent And Dental Student

    My name is Lei and I graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. I am currently working as a full-time dentist at VA medical center and a part-time associate at a DSO. I am offering Q&A Session for Pre-Dent and Dental Student on topics DAT Preparation (Score 24, 99.6th...
  5. Kobethegoat24

    Help me make the right decision

    So i was accepted into my state school and also another school. The other school offered me a 32000 per year scholarship that would make it cheaper for me to attend that school than my state school. So i paid the deposit and am planning on attending there. The scholarship is renewable for all 4...
  6. rcollinb

    Brown University Gateway - Medical Sciences Graduate Program

    Hi folks, I am actually pre-dental, but figured this would be more relevant here. I am applying to the Warren Alpert Gateway program for Medical Sciences at Brown University. The application is due mid May, but the program does not start until mid to late July. Would I have to be completely...
  7. S

    anyone looking to take over dental business in chinatown nyc?

    This is in downtown Manhattan NYC. There's a prominent and prestigious, highly successful general dental business that has been in practice for over 19 years in highly sought after location now for sale or partnership. Lease and equipment is included in the asking price of 148,000, which is for...
  8. P

    Do I really need shadowing hours? (Dental assistant)

    Hi y'all, Ive been a dental assistant for almost 4 years and I have my x-ray license. I hope to apply to dental school next cycle. I've noticed almost all schools require about 100 shadowing hours. Since I've been working for some time now, I think I have a pretty decent amount of...
  9. C

    Contacting schools for unofficial DAT scores // Help contacting Touro

    Hi all! Do you guys know if we can contact schools and ask if they accept looking at unofficial DAT scores before its verified? Also I tried contacting Touro over the phones and it seemed as if their phone line did not work. Then I tried emailing them and they have not responded in weeks. Anyone...
  10. Kobethegoat24

    Really need help with dental school list?

    My stats: GPA: 3.88 DAT: 21 AA, 21 TS, 18 PAT (unfortunately also 16 QR) URM Volunteering: about 54 hours Shadowing: about 52 hours Virginia resident After giving it a lot of thought I have decided to wait until July to...
  11. S

    Leaving computer science for dentistry?

    Hey everyone! Currently a freshman at UCSD, majoring in computer science. I've always struggled when people asked me what I wanted to do with my life. Medicine, finance, computer science all interest me. Never had any die-hard passion, but I've been always been open to the many possibilities...
  12. C

    Revalidation by AEGD

    I Know that some American States accepts to licence with AGDE course. Is this way, a good way to work in USA like dentist? Can I make AEGD in some State and work in another one?
  13. B


    Hello! Is there any posible way to volunteering in dental clinic in the US like an international dental student who wants to enter in dental school for the 2 year program after graduation in my home country ? And most important-will that increase my chances to get applied in a dental school...
  14. B

    Volunteering dentist

    Hello. I would like to ask you like an international dental student who wants to continue his education in the US and get license there after graduationin my home country is it a good idea to go in Egypt through AIESEC and volunteering there for 45 days in dental clinic, and get a certificate...
  15. M

    Finance/Oil and Gas Dentist? Red Flags?

    Alright SDN I want to hear your thoughts. I am now a graduating senior at an above average state school. During my freshman year I kept getting in trouble with my school in the dorms. I was caught twice in the dorms with alcohol and received an MIP. I was also caught and arrested with a...
  16. B

    Better profile

    Hello. What I have to do to make my profile better and with bigger chances to accept me for the application to the dental schools for international dentists in USA ? Thanks
  17. B

    GPA for dentists ???

    Which dental schools do not require gpa for international trained dentists ? Or we dont need it at all ?
  18. B


    Hello. Like an international trained dentist who wants to practice in the US should I give the ADAT when I want to apply in dental school or its not required.
  19. TheSweetTooth

    VCU SAEP 2019

    Hey everyone! Just wanted to create a thread on the current VCU SAEP program cycle since the deadline for early decision just passed. Also, if anyone has already been through this program, would you recommend it? There isn't that much information on it online so I just want to make sure that I...
  20. M

    Do I have cavities?

    I apologize if this is out of place in this forum- but I’m new to this- and I don’t know another place where there are so many dentists/dental students that can give their input. I’m used to having good dental hygeine. I’m 19 and (apparently, up until now) have never had a cavity. I floss...
  21. whatisit350

    learning about the business side of dentistry while in school

    hey guys, D1 here. just wondering, how are y'all learning about the business side of dentistry? as we all know, dental school teaches us about dentistry, which is totally fair. however, being a good and successful dentist requires us to know a lot about business too. i know i could work for a...
  22. S

    Disposable Surgical Instruments

    Which disposable surgical instruments / tools are used by Dentists and Orthodontists for daily use or Oral Surgery?
  23. Dustyrose96

    Typical Day of a Dentist

    Just out of curiosity, typically how many patients do dentists who own a private practice usually see? I am working for a dentist who sees a patient every half hour from 8 am to 6 pm and wanted to know about the experiences of anyone else who has volunteered or worked for a dentist. A little...
  24. rcollinb

    My last final is May 10th, and I want to take my DAT and apply. Is that possible?

    My last final of Spring 2019 is May 10th. I want to take my DAT and apply that cycle. Is that possible? Would I have time to study and have the DAT and application processed before it would be too late? Having the DAT taken and application done before August is ideal, but that is why I am asking...
  25. emlady09

    Survey of mental health among health professionals.

    Edited to state the survey is still open! I invite you to participate in this survey; an academic research study conducted by Erica M. Asencio under the supervision of Dr. Robert LaChausse through the College of Health Science at California Baptist University. The study is driven by the...
  26. emlady09

    Survey of mental health among health professionals.

    I invite you to participate in this survey; an academic research study conducted by Erica M. Asencio under the supervision of Dr. Robert LaChausse through the College of Health Science at California Baptist University. The study is driven by the statistics that a disproportionately higher...
  27. enidandds

    ***The Official University of Oklahoma COD Class of 2023 Interview/Acceptance Thread***

    Link to interview prep: University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry Interview Feedback ----> Be sure to give feedback on your interview to help future applicants! :) *edited by staff to include link to interview feedback
  28. Dr_Dentist


    okay so I’ve struggled with RC the whole time while practicing the DAT RC and taking the DAT my first time. i was ranging from 17-19 on all practice test and i made a 13!! My first time taking the DAT. I used the method where you list numbers on the page and write keywords next to the number...
  29. C

    Grad School before Dental

    Hi all, I am an aspiring dentist and will be applying to grad school (most likely an MS in biology) to help further strengthen my application before applying to dental school. While I do enjoy biology, I really am applying just to further bolster my credentials as a dental applicant. I've been...
  30. G

    Doctor or dentist?

    Brain is scattering and I'm dying for opinions even though the decision will be ultimately left for me... So I love love love emergency medicine. I'm currently an EMT, and have wanted to practice it since highschool. Only problem is I know the hours can be hectic so it's going to bust time...
  31. L

    Low CC gpa and dentistry school

    hi guys I have been having nightmares about this. So I have a community college gpa 2.1 but a 3.89 Gpa in the 4- years college. I have a’s and b’s in all the pre req classes I retook my general chem and organic chem and got As. I took the dat got 22 and I have volunteering hours. do I still have...
  32. K

    Air Force HPSP

    Hello! I am currently applying for the Air Force HPSP.. I have a strong GPA (3.997) and DAT (24AA 25 PAT) but I want to make sure everything else is good for my interview/application. I am a Division I athlete and have service experience both in a dental office and general volunteering, as well...
  33. itsmekook

    After graduation timeline

    So I'm D3 and wondering what's the timeline is like after graduation. May - graduation BOLC? when? After BOLC - i have family, so I'm wondering if how long we get to move to first duty station? - is it going to different if I go to AEGD? Thanks in advance!
  34. HoHoKus Dental Associates


    Hello Pre-Dental Students! HoHoKus Dental Associates is looking for an aspiring dental school student to intern with us this year! This job will require you to interact face to face with patients, market our practice on social media, help fill our schedule, get insurance breakdowns and shadow...
  35. HoHoKus Dental Associates


    Hello Pre-Dental Students! Keep an eye out for our coming thread! We are giving YOU the opportunity to intern with HoHoKus Dental Associates THIS YEAR!
  36. S

    Immigration to Canada for Dentists

    Hi all, I don't have enough points for Canadian Express entry. Can you please share any information you have regarding alternative paths to immigrate to Canada? Is there a way to get a job offer without clearing NDEB? Please share your experience.
  37. P

    Experience post dental school?

    Hello, I am a prospective dental student and have been on the pre-med/pre-dental fence for a while now. I am going to start shadowing a general dentist next week but after doing some research on dentistry, I am starting to consider some other factors as in the demand and lifestyle of a general...
  38. F

    Do dental schools care if we PNP breadth courses?

    Hi all, Do dental schools care if I PNP breadth courses? I have not taken any science or prereqs as PNP. Thanks
  39. NewYorkPreDental

    Chance Me!!!!