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Pre-Dental

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Overview

Overview of Profession Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.
  • Median annual wage for dentists $158,120 (May 2017)
  • Career outlook (percent growth projection between 2016-2026) 19%

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On Campus

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Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Education: 4 year undergraduate degree (including biology and chemistry). Completion of a dental program results in one of three degrees: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM), and Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD).

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Alumni Graduate School Placements

  • University of Minnesota
  • A.T. Stills University, Missouri School of Dentistry
  • University of Iowa