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Humanitarian Outreach

We partner with the U.S. Navy and the Department of Defense for humanitarian outreach.

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Dental Health Ambassadors

UCSD PDS is involved in all levels of the oral healthcare model, including prevention.

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Check Out Our Special Speaker Series
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Get Involved!

UCSD PDS is involved in locally, nationally, and internationally – in a plethora of ways!

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Mission Statement

The UCSD Pre-Dental Society and Student-Run Free Dental Clinic Project, in partnership with the community, provide accessible, quality healthcare for the underserved in a respectful environment in which students, health professionals, patients, and community members learn from one another.

Get Involved:

Our organization offers many opportunities for everyone including: students, dentists, community members, and professionals to give back to the community and the world. Learn about the opportunities we have to get involved locally, nationally, and internationally.

Support Us:

Our clinics rely on valuable time from our volunteers and generous donations of supplies and funds in order to function. Every bit helps. Find out how you can help.

Join us for our next Virtual GBM:

Thursday, February 29th, 6:00 PM
Please join us for our virtual GBM on February 29th at 6:00 PM!

Donna Kritz-Silverstein, Ph.D., Professor and Assistant Dean for Teaching Programs, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health; Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Director, Student-Run Free Clinic Project & Pre-Dental Society, UC San Diego, “Writing Your Personal Statement”

Dr. Donna Kritz-Silverstein has taught a course on Scientific Writing for doctoral students as well as numerous classes on writing for almost 25 years. She will be discussing personal statements for dental and other professional school applications, and tips to improve writing. This is not to be missed if you are thinking of applying in the next year or two. Before, we will go over upcoming events and updates.

Where/When: Zoom Meeting @ 6:00 PM

Please join with your cameras on and full names displayed on Zoom!

Join Us Online or In-Person

UCSD Pre-Dental Society is now delivering our experience both digitally and online to best serve our members and community.

Our Progress Since 2002:


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Help Us Share the Care

While we have been able to help a portion of the underserved, there are many others in our community that still need our help. As a non-profit program, the UCSD Free Dental Clinics would appreciate help through financial contributions, equipment, supplies and/or your time.