January 15, 2019

31% of Michiganders on Medicaid did not see a dentist in 2012. Two years later in 2014, 41% of Michiganders aged 25-34 never saw a dentist that year. Why are so many people not being seen by a dentist? Is it due to the lack of access to the under-served? Are there not...

January 14, 2019

Stress comes from the north, south, east, and west. Stress doesn’t discriminate, it doesn’t care about how nice someone may dress or the car they drive nor their residence. It loves to come around and swim in our minds and stay afloat, and this is especially true for u...

December 1, 2018

The sun was out, the skies were blue, and the roads were clear on the afternoon of November 15th as 32 Detroit Mercy dental students cruised west along I-94 towards Chicago, Il. They were headed towards the most anticipated event of the year, ASDA’s National Leadership...

October 10, 2018

Last month, 30 dental students from the Detroit Mercy ASDA chapter piled into cars and took off for a weekend packed with learning, networking with other students and dentists, and fun socials at the ASDA District 6/7 Annual Meeting. A four hour drive, a few wrong turn...

September 26, 2018


This past August our team of 17 dental students, 2 dentists and 1 hygienist traveled to Chichicastenango, Guatemala to provide dental care to the underserved population of this beautiful community. Chichi is an area that is plagued by hardship and poverty, where the a...

August 24, 2018

At the School of Dentistry, we feel that service is much more than the activity itself — it is about meeting the needs of the community through direct patient care, enabling students to help others and give of themselves, and cultivating the attitudes for the future wo...

May 12, 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 graduates who can now officially call themselves a doctor!

July 28, 2017

Whether you are considering a career in dentistry or attending Detroit Mercy Dental, or if you alumni feel like reminiscing your dental school days, here is a peek inside a day in the life of a first-year of dental student. From class and studying, to lunch and leisure...

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