2020 IASDA Summer Pre-Dental Academy

Pre-Dental Academy Student

When: June 19-21, 2020 
Where: College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
801 Newton Rd, Iowa City, IA  52242
Cost: $325 (Limited scholarships will be available  )
Application deadline: April 15, 2020
Apply at: IASDA 2020 Summer Pre-Dental Application


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 academy 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. S​ome activities students will have the potential to participate in are: 

  • Shadowing dental students or dental residents 
  • Drilling a cavity preparation and doing a composite restoration 
  • Prepping a crown and making an temporary crown 
  • Taking impressions and pouring up casts to fabricate a custom bleaching tray
  • Lecture given by dental faculty
  • 1 on 1 interactions with current dental students 
  • Small group seminars
    • Learning about dental specialties
    • Everything you need to know about applying to dental school 
    • Mock interviews 
    • Day in the life of a dental student

Pre-Dental Academy Students