Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Finding a Native American dentist is rare; UB dental program aims to change that


Nearly 10,500 students applied to attend dental school in the U.S. this fall. Just 16 of those students are Native American, according to the American Dental Education Association.

The Native American pre-dental student gateway program, an initiative between the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and Seneca Nation Health System, aims to reduce the alarming disparity by introducing Native American students to careers in dentistry.


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