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Project Dental Awareness (PDA)

Pre-kindergarten - 5th grade

Project Dental Awareness (PDA) is designed to increase students’ awareness of dental health and dental careers.

PK - 3rd Grade On-Site Visits will include:

  • Presentations
  • Hands-on Activities
  • Cultural Competency Activities
  • Limited availability per school year 

Contact: Ms. Willie Alexander, Program Coordinator or Mrs. Janie Villarreal Administrative Coordinator

4th - 5th Grade Activities:

  • Presentations
  • Hands-on Activities
  • Cultural Competency Activities
  • Future Dentist Club

Future Dentist Club (FDC)

The Future Dentist Club is for 6th through 12th graders. Activities include:

  • Dental activities
  • Meeting and talking to dental students
  • Cultural Competence seminar

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a part of an award totaling $3,493,000 with ~30% financed with non-governmental sources (Texas A&M College of Dentistry). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit