Table 3.

Most common predental enrichment activities

Characteristic/Predental Activity# of Institutions (n=49)% of Institutions
Preprofessional health advising program4796
Dentistry club4388
Dentistry volunteer opportunities3673
Predental advisor3469
Practice interview sessions3061
Shadowing program2959
Personal statement workshops2653
Letters of recommendation committee2449
Clinical observation program2245
Elementary/middle school oral health outreach1939
On-campus dental care facilities1837
Dentistry overview/intro. course(s)1531
DAT review course1327
Dental school1020
Predental honors society1020
ASDA chapter918
Special interest/minority dentistry group816
Combined degree program510
Predental specific scholarships510
Predentistry as a major36