Upcoming Webinar Alert! Study Style: How to Pivot from Undergrad to Dental School

The season for dental school application is here! It is important to understand that to be successful in Dental School, there has to be a shift in paradigm on your academic approach, including studying style!

Please join our Mentorship Webinar: Study Style: How to Pivot from Undergrad to Dental School on September 6th, 5:30PM – 6:30PM PST, hosted by Dr. Nieka Franklin, D2 student Jasmine Gray and D3 student Lester Gopar, to learn how to navigate Dental School successfully with tips and tricks on how to study efficiently and effectively.


Dr. Niekia M. Franklin holds a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry, where she ranked third in her class. She also completed a Pediatric Dentistry Residency and earned a Master of Science in Dentistry from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Known for her commitment to community service, Dr. Franklin has been actively involved in various organizations, such as Give Kids a Smile and the Special Olympics. She has also served as an educator and mentor, sharing her expertise with students and aspiring dentists. With a passion for pediatric dental care, she continues to make a positive impact on the dental health of children.

Jasmine Rafaela Gray, is a candidate for her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Her remarkable journey is defined by her role as President of the Hispanic Student Dental Association, where she champions inclusivity and cultural sensitivity. Simultaneously, as the Vice President of the Class of 2026 at Howard University College of Dentistry, she seamlessly merges academic prowess with hands-on experience. Notably, Dr. Gray’s leadership extends to her position as Chair of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging at ASDA District 3, reaffirming her commitment to a diverse and harmonious dental community.

Lester Gopar is a D3 dental student, and a dental digital creator on Instagram. As a UCLA School of Dentistry class of 2025 student, he enjoys sharing educational dental visuals. Lester’s content help the audience see dentistry through the lens of a dentist. Check his instagram: @lestergopar.dentistry.