Student Organizations

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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.

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.

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AADMD

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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.

AAWD

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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

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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.

BOCA

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UB Dental BOCA is a student-led organization dedicated to promoting dental education, providing free dental care and improving the quality of life for people around the world. Our members include dental school students, faculty and staff

Dental Research Group

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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

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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

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

SDM Art Club

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The School of Dental Medicine Art Club shall be to help dental students with their mental health and to also provide art therapy to those in the community, such as those in nursing homes and hospitals.

SDM Marketing & Branding Club

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The School of Dental Medicine Marketing and Branding Club consists of students who use social media, like Instagram to educate and show their passion of dental school and their journey to becoming dentists. To learn more please visit our Meet Our Students page.

Smile Pride

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Smile Pride Educates SDM students, residents, faculty and staff on how to provide competent dental care to the LGBTQ community. The club runs outreach activities to increase dental health equity among the queer community, and fosters an atmosphere of inclusion within SDM and the greater Buffalo community.

Sustainability Committee

ASDA Sustainability Committee.

ASDA sustainability’s mission is to bring together faculty and students to learn about making sustainable differences on our campus and on our planet. As future dental professionals our goal is to create an environmentally aware community of people that strive for a better tomorrow.