Below is a list of resources for students who are interested in applying to dental school. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and it is recommended you meet with the Center frequently to discuss your overall progress.
Dental School Resources
Career Overview Overview provided by the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Fact Sheet The dental school fact sheet gives a basic outline of the requirements for dental school, including the national statistics for those admitted.
Fact Sheets for Michigan Dental Schools
Dental Colleges This link, provided by the ADA, lists the contact information for U.S. and Canadian dental schools.
DAT Information Become familiar with this page early in your career, and come back often.
ADA The American Dental Association maintains helpful information about the profession.
AADSAS The Associated American Dental Schools Application Service is how students apply to U.S. dental schools, excluding Texas, which uses TMDSAS.
ASDA Link to the American Student Dental Association.
Pre-Dental Listserv Students are highly encouraged to signup for the listserv as soon as they make the decision to go predental. The listserv is the fastest way for us to get in contact with you about application information, speakers who are visiting campus, or dental school visits.
Shadowing Lists This list is not an exhaustive list of potential places to shadow. It is highly recommend that you contact dentists early in your career to see about shadowing them and/or regularly volunteering in a clinical setting.
Volunteer Information The GVSU Community Service Learning Center organizes one-day and on-going service and volunteer events for GVSU students. Stop by their office at 1110B Kirkhof Center or visit their website for more information. Look under Community Partner Program & Events for one-day and on-going opportunities.
GVSU Pre-Dental Club We encourage you to actively participate in the GVSU Pre-Dental Club.