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PDSOP holds meetings Tuesdays, 6-7PM on Week 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, and 9 of every quarter! At meetings, we introduce community service opportunities, social events, information regarding various aspects of the dental admissions process, and more! Some things you can expect are:

  • Dental admissions officers and faculty presentations

  • Military scholarship opportunities

  • Current dental student panels

  • Dental resident panels

  • DAT Preparation

  • ASDA current topics in dentistry


Currently, our meetings are held online via Zoom at:

NOTE: For winter quarter 2023, week 2 and week 6 meetings will be in person. (You can find more detail in our email and GroupMe)


Some of our community service opportunities include:

  • UCLA Volunteer Day

  • Pacific Heart Institute Face Mask Drive

  • VFC Hot Meal Program

  • VFC COVID-19 Vaccine Sites

  • UCLA Ackerman Blood Donation

  • Letters of Appreciation to First Responders/Military



Some of our social events include:

  • DAT/PAT Game Night

  • Board Game Night

  • Study Buddy Social

  • Soap Carving

  • Indirect Vision 



  • American Student Dental Association benefits

  • Big Sib/Lil Sib program with current UCLA Dental Students

  • Job and internship opportunities through local dentists

  • Connect with other pre-dental students for test prep books, study groups, and peer insight

  • Local test prep company discounts

  • Opportunity to strive towards being a PDSOP active or gold member!

Similing Team
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