WSDA for Dental Students

Connect with leaders and mentors within Washington's dental community and take advantage of several benefits of organized dentistry available to dental students.


​Mentor Program

The WSDA Mentor Program matches UWSOD students with mentor dentists who are members of the WSDA​, giving students a valuable opportunity to connect with and learn from ​leaders and mentors in organized dentistry.

WSDA Wednesdays

Join us on campus for "WSDA Wednesday: Success After Dental School," a Lunch & Learn series designed to help you succeed as a dentist. Lecture topics include: advocacy; managing debt and wealth; practice management; employment; risk management; understanding dental benefits; residencies; staff management and office culture; and group practices. Sponsored by Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA)

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Mentor Program
Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

Student Loan Refinancing

Members receive a 0.125% rate discount when they refinance their student loans with WSDA-endorsed SoFi, or a 0.25% rate discount when they refinance with ADA-endorsed Laurel Road.

Free PNDC Registration

Dental students attend the annual Pacific Northwest Dental Conference (PNDC) for FREE, including the graduating class! PNDC is Washington's largest dental conference, offering three days of high-quality dental CE and a two-day exhibit hall.

Searchable Practice Location Map

Find yourself asking “Where should I practice?” Find your ideal dental practice location with the ADA’s Practice Location Map. Get location-based demographic information using this interactive data-mapping tool. Peruse data by location on the distribution of active dentists, population median income, as well as the number of federally qualified health centers with dental services in each state. Please log in using your ADA number at


WSDA-Sponsored Long Term Group Disability Insurance for UW Dental Students

Enroll as early as your first year for FREE disability insurance through Washington Dentists’ Insurance Agency. This coverage is free for all four years of your dental school career and terminates upon graduation. Going into a graduate program or residency? There is an opportunity to continue your coverage during your program.


WSDA Classifieds

Search for job opportunities posted on the WSDA Classifieds. Fourth year dental students and recent graduates up to two years out of dental school or a graduate program can post a ​free "opportunity-wanted" classified for up to three months in the WSDA News and online. 

Dental Action Day

Join dentists from across the state to advocate in person for the dental profession at WSDA's largest annual advocacy event.
Dental Action Day

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(800) 448-3368

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