Discover Dental School: Summer Scholars' Program




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    Discover Dental School: Summer Scholars’ Program

    Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Pre-Dental Course

    Director:                         Ann Nasti, DMD

    Department:                   General Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine

    2015 Dates:                  

    Orientation:                    August 2, 2015 (Sunday)
    5-day program:               August 3-7, 2015 (Monday-Friday)

    Target Audience:
    Pre-dental undergraduate college students and students considering entering the dental profession.  Not limited to SBU students.  Limited to 54 participants.

    Working in Stony Brook’s SDM advanced pre-clinical laboratory, participating pre-dental students will gain valuable hands on experience and will discover what the preclinical courses of dental school are truly like. With the assistance of faculty and current students, this 5 day course will help to enlighten you and confirm your interest in dentistry.

    • Make Typodont impressions and pour them in stone
    • Use high speed dental handpiece and other dental instruments
    • Prepare cavity restorations  
    • Mill a CAD CAM porcelain restoration with E4D
    • Model a central incisor in wax
    • Participate in dental specialty bootcamp
    • Have lunch with faculty and current students
    • Meet the Director of Admissions

    Important Information:

    There are 50 positions in this program that will be filled on a rolling basis, early submission is highly suggested. At the end of the application, please submit your nonrefundable application fee of $50.

    Our recruitment process is completed and all applicants have been selected. If you would like to be considered for any positions that may become available, or for Discover Dental Summer Scholars Program 2016, please proceed to this form:

    Please have the following information BEFORE you begin your Application:

    • Age eligibility: 18 years of age by December 1, 2014
    • The name of your current university
    • Your Overall GPA
    • Your Science GPA
    • Your expected Graduation Date
    • Your Letter of Recommendation (In PDF ONLY)
    • Your 500 word Personal Statement inclusive of your interest in the health care field (In PDF ONLY)
    • If you have a special circumstance and cannot acquire all the above information at the time you are prepared to submit your application, please contact Dr. Nasti


    Non-refundable Application Fee of $50
    $1800 in residence(includes breakfast/lunch 5 days and dinner 3 days).
    $1300 commuter (includes breakfast/lunch 5 days and dinner 3 days).

    Important Dates:

    Application Deadline: March 2, 2015
    Registration Deadline: April 16, 2015
    Orientation: August 2, 2015
    Program: August 3 - 7, 2015

    Important Links:

    DDS Summer 2015 application form is now completed.
    Discover Dental School Overview Presentation
    2013 Discover Dental Highlights on Youtube.
    2014 Discover Dental Scholars Program on Youtube.

    Confidentiality Agreement

    Once Accepted, please follow this link:

    Accepted Applicants Registration form, Deadline April 16, 2015

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