Dental Students

Dental Student Information

Organized dentistry is a valuable resource to student members preparing for a career in dentistry. The MDA works with students at the UMKC School of Dentistry and ATSU Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health to provide various programs and services, such as Food for Thought, advocacy, scholarships and more. For questions about student benefits or programs, contact Paul Roberts, MDAF & Outreach Director or Stacey Hemmel, Membership Manager.

Food for thought

2022 Food for Thought Spring Schedule:

  • March 15 – UMKC Food For Thought – Room 202; Noon-1p (limited space)
  • March 15 – Greater Kansas City Dental Society is hosting Progress into the Future; evening event (more details to follow)
  • March 22 – ATSU/Kirksville Food For Thought – Classroom; Noon-1p
  • April 19 – UMKC Food For Thought – Room 202; Noon-1p (limited space)
  • April 19 – UMKC D4 National Signing Day; hallway outside of Room 202 (converting membership from student to dentist)
  • May 2 – ATSU/St Louis Food For Thought – Classroom; Noon-1p
  • May 2 – ATSU/St Louis D4 National Signing Day; breakroom next to classroom (converting membership from student to dentist)

Please know that all in-person events are subject to change as we watch the current situation with COVID. 

Membership Resources

More Information

  • Sign Up for Text Reminders
  • MDA Student Events & Member Benefits
  • Additional Student Resources & Opportunities
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