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Student Organizations

UB Dental provides a wide range of opportunities for students to get involved. Student Organizations have an important impact in providing efficient learning environments for students. Student organizations can serve as an intermediate for academics, leadership involvement, and building friendships with peers.

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ASDA Buffalo

ASDA Buffalo serves as the umbrella for student organizations. All dental students are auto-enrolled as a member of ASDA. ASDA Buffalo welcomes all of its members to participate and get involved in all aspects of our school and find out for themselves where they can serve and exercise their skills and talents.

The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, hereinafter referred to as the AADMD, was founded in 2002 with the stated mission of improving the quality of healthcare for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities.

The American Association of Women Dentists at UB strives to be the recognized resource for connecting and enriching the lives of women dentists. Our local Buffalo chapter is recognized under the national AAWD organization. 

Alpha Omega is an International Dental Fraternity, which is devoted to providing a sense of camaraderie and support through out your years as a dental student.

The Dental Student Research Group (DSRG) is an association of dental students with an objective to facilitate, support and promote research-related activities in dental school.

DSD

Delta Sigma Delta is an international dental fraternity committed to excellence in dentistry, camaraderie of members, and a strong presence in the local community.

HDA

The Hispanic Dental Association is a national, non-profit organization comprised of oral health professionals and students dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the Hispanic community and providing advocacy for Hispanic oral health professionals across the US.

UB Dental for Intercultural Awareness is a group of multi-ethnic students focused on promoting interest in and awareness of various cultures between the School of Dental Medicine and the Buffalo community. 

The mission for UB Pedo Club is to educate parents and children about the importance of oral health and oral hygiene.  The club participates in a variety of outreach events at WIC centers, Hospital's, Destination Maternity Centers and local Pediatric Dental Offices.

The Student National Dental Association promotes aid, and support the academic and social environment of minority students. SNDA's goal is to strive to establish opportunities for our members to develop stronger alliances amongst one another as well as develop a sense of community, thus aiding in the advancements of our students within the field of dentistry.