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About Us

APDSA is the brainchild of the Asia–Pacific Dental Federation (APDF/APRO FDI) and it was established in 1968 in Japan, having its first Annual Congress in 1969.

Our members are composed of dental schools in the Asia Pacific region.

Currently, we have 16 member countries and have partnerships

with various student organizations in the region.

Our Vision

  • To promote dental health in the Asia Pacific region.

  • To promote closer regional and international cooperation among dental students

  • To assist in organizing an international convention of dental students.

  • To uphold studies and to promote contact between dental students in the region.

  • To advance dental science in the region.

  • To protect the interests of dental students in the region.

  • To publish at least one newsletter and one journal every year for circulation to all members.

  • To be a totally non-political association.

What We Do

        APDSA is an avenue to supplement the holistic growth of dental students within the region by supplementing knowledge from the curriculum with enriching activities.

Such activities are the 

  • Annual Congress

  • Mid-Year Meeting

  • Lend-A-Hand Project

Our Community

It is composed of dental schools of the Asia Pacific region in 16 member countries.

  • Australia

  • Hongkong

  • Thailand

  • Cambodia

  • Myanmar

  • Japan

  • South Korea

  • Taiwan

  • Malaysia

  • Philipines

  • Indonesia

  • Brunei

  • Singapore

  • New Zealand

  • Viet nam

  • Republic of Laos

  • Pakistan

  • Nepal (Pending)

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