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Enter your DENTPIN. This is a unique identification number that is assigned by the American Dental Association. Visit the American Dental Association site for more information or to obtain a DENTPIN.

Program Plan/Intent to Apply

Indicate when you plan to begin dental school.

Language Proficiency

Select your first language (the language of your birth). If you speak additional languages, click Add Another Language. Then, select the language(s) and the level of your proficiency in each.

Military Status

If you have US military experience, select your anticipated status at the time of enrollment from the drop-down. Select Not a member of the military if this does not apply.

License Infraction

Indicate whether you have ever had any certification, registration, license, or clinical privileges revoked, suspended, or in any way restricted by an institution, state, or locality. If yes, enter an explanation in the spaces provided.

Note that once you submit your application, you can update License Infractions only if you submitted your application with an answer of No.

Academic Infraction

Indicate whether you have ever been disciplined or placed on academic probation while attending an academic institution. If you select Yes, enter a brief explanation in the field provided. Include:

  1. A brief description of the incident
  2. Specific charge made
  3. Related dates
  4. Consequence
  5. A reflection on the incident and how the incident has impacted your life.

Previous Attendance at Health Profession Program

Indicate whether you previously attended a medical school or health profession program anywhere in the world, regardless of completion. If you select Yes, enter details about the program.

Applications to Other Health Professions

Indicate whether you have previously or are currently applying to a health profession school other than dental schools. If yes, enter the school(s), program types, the year(s) you applied, and whether or not you were accepted.

COVID-19 Impact

Use this section to describe how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your preparation for the application to dental school up to this point. Each dental school will determine how responses to this question will be considered during the admissions process.

Education Interruption

Indicate if your education has ever been interrupted or adversely affected for reasons other than deficiencies in conduct or academic performance. If you select Yes, enter an explanation in the field provided.

Military Service Interruption

Indicate if your education has ever been interrupted because of military service. If you select Yes, enter an explanation in the space provided.

Previous Applications to US Dental Schools

Indicate if you previously applied to any dental medical colleges or universities. If you select Yes, select the most recent year you applied from the drop-down. Use the entering year of the fall semester when you would have enrolled. Report only applications submitted before the current ADEA AADSAS application cycle.

Then, explain what has changed since your last application in the space provided and list the school(s) you applied to.

Manual Dexterity

Enter any activities that require manual dexterity (e.g., activities that require hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills such as cross-stitching, sewing, arts and crafts, playing musical instruments, auto repair, etc.) at which you are proficient. Be sure to enter your response as a narrative list; do not use bullet points.

First-Generation College Student

Indicate if you are a first-generation student (i.e., neither parent/legal guardian completed a bachelor's degree or higher).

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