Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health. 


ASDA Yankee Dental Student Guide

In order to make the most out of the Yankee Dental Student Day, Tufts ASDA has put together a guide.   Please note that some courses might show a registration cost, but they are in Read more…

Honos Civicus: Only a Couple Weeks Left!

*Applications are due by Midnight on February 20th! To aid in the application process, Nancy Marks, TUSDM Community Service Learning Coordinator, will hold two optional workshops to help you develop your application. Tuesday, January 27th Read more…

Call for Creativity!

Nancy Marks is looking for two creative students to work together to create an interactive game for outreach to seniors citizens and the elderly. This should take about 4 hours to complete and you may work at home Read more…

Yankee Dental Conference Volunteers Needed!

The volunteer opportunity for the HIV booth at Yankee Dental is now open to all students! If you are interested in volunteering a couple hours while you're at the convention, please sign up here. Don't miss Read more…

Yankee Dental HIV Booth Volunteer Sign Up

Are you a D18 looking to fulfill some Oral Health Promotion community service hours? Or just looking for an interesting expereince?  Volunteer at the Boston Public Health Commission's HIV and Oral Health Promotion booth at Read more…

Oral Health Promotion Reflections: Best of 2014

As part of the Oral Health Promotion class taken by the 1st year dental students each spring, students must complete ten hours of community service and public health outreach. At the end of the semester, Professor Read more…

Application for Honos Civicus Goes Live!

The Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service are pleased to announce that they are accepting recommendations and applications for the Honos Civicus Society Class Read more…

Smile Squad Heads to Brighton High School

This past week Smile Squad president Min Chao (D15) led Andrew Lum (D18) and several other students to Brighton High School to promote oral health and careers in dentistry. Thanks to the hard work of Read more…

Thank You: HDA Donates to Rosie’s Place

The HDA delivered four bags full of warm clothes and toiletries to Rosie's place, thanks to donations from TUSDM members! Rosie's Place was founded in 1974 as the first women's shelter in the United States. Their Read more…

Event Spotlight: HDA at the St. Patrick Church Health Fair

The Student Hispanic Dental Association, in collaboration with the Massachussets Hispanic Dental Association, participated at the St. Patrick Church Health Fair on Sunday, Decemeber 7. The organization provided screenings for 42 patients, as well as oral hygiene Read more…

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Which challenge have you unlocked this Week of Service???

Refer to our slide set of our Acts of Services from our previous post if you are interested in participating!

Be sure to use #TuftsASDA #ASDAWeekofService and tag dentalstudents tuftsasda in all of your Week of Service activities!

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Today, I started my Mini-Residency in Pediatric Dental Sleep Medicine at Tufts School of Dentistry TuftsDental in #Boston. Tufts is the leader in the field of dental sleep medicine and sets the standard of education.

This is my fourth residency at Tufts; this residency identifies an emerging problem and treatment population.
#EugeneDentist #DentalSleepMedicine #Dentistry #OSA #SleepDentist #SleepDentistry #SleepHealth #SleepWell #TuftsDental #TUSDM

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𝑴𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌’𝒔 𝑱𝑼𝑴𝑩𝑶 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌, 𝑫𝒆𝒃𝒐𝒓𝒂 𝒀𝒐𝒐𝒏!

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Positions of leadership at TUSDM: D24 Class Treasurer

Favorite thing(s) about Tufts and/or Boston? My favorite thing about Tufts is its location within downtown Boston. Everything is in such close proximity and there are so many things to do and experience within this historical area.

Fun Fact(s) about yourself and/or hobbies? Being born and raised in Alaska, naturally, winter is my favorite season. I cannot wait until Boston is covered in snow 🤍 I am always down to go snowboarding/skiing with anyone who is down to bum it on the slopes with me! ☺️🤘

#tusdm #dentalcentral

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𝑴𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌’𝒔 𝑱𝑼𝑴𝑩𝑶 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌, 𝑽𝒊𝒅𝒉𝒊 𝑫𝒆𝒔𝒂𝒊!

Hometown: Denham Springs, LA

Positions of leadership at TUSDM: D24 Class Secretary

Favorite thing(s) about Tufts and/or Boston? My favorite thing about Boston is that if you take a moment to look, there is history, culture, and art surrounding Boston. It is full of rich history and firsts, like the first public park (Boston Common), the first public school and the first subway system in the nation. It’s definitely a sight to see, and the place to be!
One of the best things about Tufts is the diversity and I am grateful for having the opportunity to pursue my dream career. 🦷

Fun Fact(s) about yourself and/or hobbies? I enjoy playing the Flute, I know how to juggle, I love food, I like to cook, be active (however, at this point in time I am a potato), play board games, or games in general and I like to expend my time watching TikToks.

#tusdm #dentalcentral

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Great to see former students and familiar faces at the Tufts GNYDM reception. Sorry, lauren_vargas2, in your absence, I had to take a photo with another Lauren. laurenfafalak, I don’t know why we didn’t get you in this picture, too.
📸 : glowin_teeth
#tufts, #tusdm, #tuftsuniversityschoolofdentalmedicine, #gnydm, #givingtuesday

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𝑴𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌’𝒔 𝑱𝑼𝑴𝑩𝑶 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌, 𝒁𝒂𝒏𝒂 𝑯𝒖𝒏𝒕!

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Positions of leadership at TUSDM:
President, Class of 2024
Virtual Educational Coordinator
OMFS Club, Secretary
Teaching Assistant for Craniofacial Biology

Favorite thing(s) about Tufts and/or Boston? My absolute favorite thing about Tufts is how familial the environment is. Everyone is so kind and always so willing to lend a helping hand! The amazing learning experience we receive here at TUSDM comes in as a very close second. As far as Boston goes, I am in love with autumn here. There is nothing like watching the trees shed against the backdrop of such a picturesque city.

Fun Fact(s) about yourself and/or hobbies? I have been singing professionally since I was three years old, and still do today! A goal of mine is to make songwriting/producing/recording music a serious hobby. I also love to paint, specifically with oil paints on canvas. I absolutely love spending time with friends and family, and love to cycle. Playing the Sims 4 (with loads of custom content!) is also something I do for fun to decompress.

#tusdm #dentalcentral

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𝑴𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌’𝒔 𝑱𝑼𝑴𝑩𝑶 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌, 𝑨𝒊𝒎𝒆𝒆 𝑷𝒂𝒓𝒂𝒅𝒐!

Hometown: Sayreville, New Jersey

Positions of leadership at TUSDM: District 1 ASDA Editor-in-Chief, Tufts ASDA Gold Crown Vice Chair, Tutoring by Tufts Dental Students Coordinator, Student Library Advisory Committee D24 Rep

Favorite thing(s) about Tufts and/or Boston? I am happy to be at Tufts, and my friends help make school even more enjoyable. From getting coffee or boba together to studying at the library or taking an impromptu walk through the park, I can depend on my friends to be there, helping turn a stressful day into a good day.

Fun Fact(s) about yourself and/or hobbies? I grew up loving the New York Yankees. Although I live in Boston now, you’ll never see me rooting for the home team at Fenway Park.

#tusdm #dentalcentral

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Hello! Join our Tufts ASDA Advocacy Committee this upcoming FRIDAY, NOV 5th @ 11 AM to learn about how ASDA helped bring about real change through advocacy to influence the way dental students take their licensure exams!

We will discuss what to expect for our upcoming licensing exam during this presentation. We will have plenty of donuts, muffins, and hot chocolate to go around, and attendees will have a chance to win a mini waffle maker! 🧇 🍩 🍁 🍂

***RSVP link in our bio*** #asdaadvocacymonth #asdaadvocacy #asdadvocacy #tuftsasda #advocacycommittee

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We are proud to introduce you to another new Immersify Dental Ambassador, elenimarieee 🦷⁠

Eleni is currently a third year dental student in the USA studying at tuftsuniversity tuftsasda⁠

In her own words, Eleni decided to join Immersify Dental as an Ambassador because Immersify Dental is a great resource for students. She's also very excited to interact with other students across the world!⁠

#tuftsasda #TUSDM #dentalstudent #dentalstudents #dentalschool

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Tufts ASDA Live TODAY Friday, October 8th at 12-1PM 🏙 🦷

The Student Activities Fair is a great time to get any last-minute questions answered before submitting your cabinet application! Ask about the benefits of Tufts ASDA for ALL members -we are all ASDA members 😊 Tufts ASDA Reps and our Cabinet Members will be there today handing out some Candies & Chocolates! Scan our QR code at our booth to win ASDA T-shirt giveaways! See you there! #bewellasda #dentalstudents #tuftsasda

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You are invited to attend an upcoming District 1 ASDA Event: Dental Business Boot Camp sponsored by next Saturday, Oct 16th at Boston Seaport District!

Please see flyer for details. RSVP through the link in our bio by Oct 11th if you are interested in going to this event! See you there! 🥾 ⛺️ #tuftsasda #pacificdental

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𝑴𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌’𝒔 𝑱𝑼𝑴𝑩𝑶 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌, 𝑫𝒊𝒂𝒏𝒂 𝑨𝒃𝒅𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒂𝒉!

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Favorite thing(s) about Tufts and/or Boston? I love the welcoming community, diversity, and overall positive vibes at TUSDM. It’s also nice to walk down the street and quickly spot my D24 classmates blocks away, thanks to our vibrant royal blue scrubs! My favorite thing is to wander around different neighborhoods in Boston. Strolling down brownstone streets, daydreaming, and finding new places to get coffee and treats is the best!

Fun Fact(s) about yourself and/or hobbies? Fun Facts: I’ve never been the biggest fan of Halloween… The first time I went trick-or-treating at 3-years-old, a spooky house traumatized me so much that I refused to go trick-or-treating ever again.
Also, although I look like I’m thriving while kayaking in this photo, I kept crashing into a wall multiple times before. Quite the struggle, but still a fun time! Highly recommend kayaking in the Charles River if you haven’t yet! 🙂


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Welcome to the official page of the Tufts Global Health Student Association!!🌎

•Our mission is to educate the TUSDM community about issues surrounding global health. Whether it be mission trips, health education, or even everyday conversations, our purpose is to inform and inspire members of TUSDM to approach global health with the principles of sustainability and cultural sensitivity we hold dear.

•Make sure to follow If you're interested in developing a more international perspective on dentistry or finding ways to get involved, travel and serve✨

#tusdm #tuftsdental

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