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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, May 23rd, 6:00 PM
Please join us for our virtual GBM on May 23rd at 6:00 PM!

Christa Hopp, D.M.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Christa Hopp has taught full time at SIU School of Dental Medicine for 17 years and currently leads the operative dentistry program. Join us as we hear for the first time from SIU and everything the school has to offer students.

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:


Value of Dental Care Provided


Student Volunteer Hours


Professional Volunteer Hours


Patient Visits

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.