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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.

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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.

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Event Calendar

Interested in our meetings, special events, and guest speakers? Find out how you can meet and get involved with our organization. See our event calendar.

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Support our clinics!

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.

Our progress since 2002


dollars worth of dental care provided


student volunteer hours


dentist volunteer hours


patient visits