Sometimes one positive comment can change a person’s perspective. Like hearing from a dental student that dentistry is an achievable goal,
In an feature published today, 10 dental student influencers talk with Leah Cohen about how — and why — they use social media to connect with other current and aspiring dental students.

Sometimes it’s by offering advice for pre-dental students or motivation for undergrads not accepted the first time out.

Other times it’s by sharing experiences from the perspective of an international dental student or a non-traditional dental student.

Almost all the time it’s by connecting with other students who believe oral health matters and who dedicate their life to that ideal.

Meet 10 dental student influencers at dental schools from coast to coast who have made helping others their priority here.