Dental Students


Become a Student Member of the MDS!

Membership affords you access to all of the benefits and services that the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) has to offer, including networking opportunities and personal and professional insurance.

Dental Students

Predoctoral Student

Predoctoral students at BU, Harvard, and Tufts are automatically members of the MDS! Simply activate your membership using the link below. 


Graduate Students

Postdoctoral students enrolled in an accredited program can join the MDS for $10 and become members of the ADA for $30.  

Recent Grads

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Let the MDS help you succeed when you begin your career! New graduates receive reduced dues for the first four years out of dental school. 

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Graduate Application

Tripartite Application



Calendar of Events for Dental Students

For more information on programs and events, or to suggest future events, please contact Lisa Davis, coordinator of district affairs and student events, at (800) 342-8747, ext. 207. Check back frequently for new event dates!

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015 - Employment Contracts and Credit Bureaus...Oh My! The "Need to Knows" from the Pros, presented by Bank of America Practice Solutions, 225 Franklin Street, Boston, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. RSVP Online!
  • Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Student Day at Yankee Dental Congress 2015 
  • Saturday, January 31, 2015 - ASDA District 1 Dental Student Debate, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.



MDS Resources

The MDS is your professional association. Below are some benefits specifically geared toward students.

Important Links

These resources can help you find a job, learn more about your career, and network with your peers.

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Mentor Program

Life's Directions

Learning from an experienced dentist is invaluable. Sign up to be mentored by a local dentist with similar interests and career goals.


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ASDA Resources and Local Chapters

The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in dentistry.

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Volunteer for Yankee

YDC2015_logo_150_slDiscover the benefit of earning free CEUs by being a Yankee Dental Congress Volunteer.

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MDS Mentor Program

Life's Directions

Become an invaluable resource and friend in a person's life. 

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