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Dental Medicine Organizations

American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Interest Group, Professional Development Group, Service Group, Social Group

AAWD strives to serve the women in our community and interact with ladies to hopefully serve as role models. We also hope to be a resource for advancing, connecting and enriching the lives of women dentists.

For more information, email:

American Student Dental Association (ASDA)

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Professional Development Group, Service Group

We are the South Carolina Chapter of the American Student Dental Association at MUSC. The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in dentistry. It introduces students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy. At South Carolina ASDA, we try to promote all of these principles to our students for the best possible dental school experience.

For more information, email muscasda@gmail.com or:

Dental Student Alumni Council

Social Group

The Dental Student Alumni Council works hand-in-hand with MUSC's Alumni Association and the College of Dental Medicine. Together we work with both students and alumni to uphold alumni relations, encourage community service and promote both networking and continuing education opportunities for all members of the dental community.

For more information, email:

MUSC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Interest Group, Professional Development Group

The Medical University of South Carolina student chapter of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is dedicated to the promotion of a better understanding and appreciation of dentistry for infants, children and patients with special needs. Its primary mission is to facilitate the sharing of oral healthcare to the children of South Carolina. AAPD participates in several events throughout the year: Sugar Free Fall Festival, Give Kids a Smile, James Simmons Elementary Kaleidoscope Program, and many others.

For more information, email muscpedsclub@gmail.com or:

Student National Dental Association (SNDA)

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Service Group

The mission of MUSC SNDA is to promote, aid and support the academic and social environment of minority students. We 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.

For more information, email sndamusc@gmail.com or: