Ford Field Men’s Health Day

Training sessions on 9/21 and 9/22 at 11:30am-12:30pm at OS Conference room Event: 9/24/2016 8:30am – 3pm Lisa Park (Class of 2018, ASDA Outreach Chair) “Every year, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry participate in Men’s Health Event at Ford Field to perform Oral Cancer Screenings. Men’s Health 2016 on September 24rd was a huge success, screening a total of …

Mission Trip to Guatemala

For the past 3 years, University of Detroit Mercy’s ASDA chapter has worked to organize a mission trip to serve communities in extreme need of dental care. In the small town of Chichicastenango in the mountains of Guatemala, a team of 15 dental students and 3 faculty members has served over 400 patients each summer during the week-long trip. Many …

National Leadership Conference

National Leadership Conference was an amazing experience for all those who attended. With hundreds of dental students present, from all around the country, the networking opportunities were readily available. NLC is a major networking event where dental students can meet fellow dental students. However, NLC is so much more; an event that has speakers come from all around the country …

OHI at Detroit Edison Public Academy

9 classrooms, 6-7th graders, 10-11 years old. Time: 10/19 Wednesday 9:30 – 11:00am Location: Detroit Edison Public Academy (1903 Wilkins St, Detroit, MI 48207) Many children around Detroit do not get an opportunity to learn out oral health, including the importance of brushing and flossing. Detroit Mercy ASDA Outreach committee decided to start our monthly visit to local elementary schools …

OHI @ American Indian Health and Family Services Annual Pow Wow & Health Fair

8/27/2016 12pm – 5pm Sponsored by SmileConnect Ayah Koleilat (Class of 2019)
“To me, dental school isn’t about only spending long nights at school studying or working in the simlab, it is also about applying what I have learned to help serve others. Being able to volunteer at events such as the American Indian Health and Family Services Health Fair is truly rewarding. …

Detroit Mercy ASDA Mannequin Challenge feat. Class of 2020

In this video, members of the Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Class of 2020 participated in a recent social media trend called the “Mannequin Challenge”. The challenge has been recreated by countless different groups and organizations including professional sports teams, police and fire departments, and dental schools across the nation with an intention to depict in a “freeze-frame” what exactly …

Halloween on Safety Street

Time: 10/28 Friday 4:30-6pm Location: Fountain Lounge, Student Center, McNichols Undergrad Campus Detroit Mercy ASDA paired up with Detroit Mercy Pediatric Club to participate in the 27th annual event of Safety Street. Many children in Detroit often cannot go door by door to get candies from their neighbors. In order to provide a safe environment for children to participate in …