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Pre-Dental Students

The #1 Job in America

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report rated dentists #1 in The 100 Best Jobs in America. Jobs are ranked according to their ability to offer an exclusive mix of factors. Dentists were also ranked:

  • #1 in The Best Health Care Jobs
  • #9 in The Best Paying Jobs.  

Learn More About Dentistry

The American Dental Education Association is a great way to learn about the dental profession. There are several resources that will assist you in finding out if it's the right decision for you. 

Why Become a Dentist?

According to ADEA, there are as many reasons to be a dentist as there are dentists. It is a career that provides plenty of rewards and challenges as well as an opportunity to help people and make communities healthier places. Learn more about becoming a dentist.

Preparing to Apply to Dental School

Prospective students can begin learning more about the Dental School appliation process. Each dental school has its own admission requirements. You can learn more about the University at Buffalo admission requirements here.

Is Dental School is Right For You?

Picking the right dental school is an important decision. The ADEA website lists every US and Canadian Dental School. Prospective students should consider many factors when deciding where to apply including curriculum, cost, clinic, and student life.

ASDA University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo’s ASDA Chapter is committed to engaging pre-dental students with ASDA so that they can experience member benefits as early as possible.  All ASDA Buffalo pre-dental activities are entirely organized and run by dental student volunteers. This gives pre-dentals a unique opportunity to learn from students who have recently been in their shoes. Faculty and administrators also often appear at events to share their opinions and answer questions.