Learn about dentistry and become a stronger dental school applicant by applying to the Iowa American Student Dental Association's Summer Pre-Dental Academy.

This weekend long in-person event is designed for students thinking about dentistry and pre-dental students who are planning to apply for dental school. Learn about the career of dentistry and by participating in seminars and hands-on exercises.

This year, the event will be held on June 16-18. The application will open on February 1, 2023 and close on March 31, 2023. To apply for this event, please fill out the application.

Some activities students will have the potential to participate in are: 

The 2022 Pre-Dental Summer Academy Class
  • Dental School Admissions presentation
  • Lectures given by dental faculty
  • 1 on 1 interactions with current dental students
  • Current student panel
  • Dental product samples
  • Writing your personal statement
  • DAT preparation 
  • Mock interviews 
  • Day in the life of a dental student
  • Waxing Activities
  • Fabricating Casts and Bleaching Trays
  • Simulation Clinic Activities