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Dental Medicine Organizations

American Academy of Developmental Medicine (AADMD)

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Service Group

AADMD aims to provide a forum for healthcare professionals who provide clinical care to individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities. Our mission is to improve the quality of dental care for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities.

For more information, email:

American Association of Public Health Dentistry

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Service Group

The American Association of Public Health Dentistry student chapter aims to promote optimal oral health for individuals and communities through organized events focused, on education and awareness.  Our goals are to organize volunteer opportunities and educate students in the science of public health dentistry.

For more information, email:

American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)

Professional Development 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

ASDA is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students.

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 AAPD student chapter aims to provide oral hygiene instructions to children from underserved communities. This chapter also educates pre-doctoral students interested in pursuing pediatric dentistry through various workshops, guest speakers, pediatric residents, and informational sessions. 

For more information, email:

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Study Club

Professional Development Group

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Study Club is an organization of dental students focused on preparing for a career in the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The club functions to provide information and instruction on the field of OMFS as well as the process of successfully matching into a residency program.

For more information, email:

Student National Dental Association (SNDA)

Community Outreach Group, Educational Group, Professional Development 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.We are also dedicated to the advancement of minority students, within the field of dentistry has allowed us to make strides over the years. SNDA has and continues to provide proper oral hygiene education through various outreach efforts and an increase the access to care within communities, with emphasis on the minorities and the undeserved.

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