Pre-Dentistry

U.S. dental schools require applicants to satisfactorily complete a specified set of courses and to present acceptable scores on the Dental Admission Test. The majority of entrants earn bachelor's degrees prior to matriculating. The courses listed below satisfy the admission requirements for most dental schools.  Pre-dentistry is not a major toward an undergraduate degree.

Related career titles

Dental assistant
Dental hygienist
Dental laboratory technician
Dentist

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Related pre-dentistry links

K-State Pre-Dentistry
http://catalog.k-state.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=13&poid=3240&bc=1

American Dental Association
http://www.ada.org/

American Dental Education Association
http://www.adea.org

American Student Dental Association
http://www.asdanet.org

National Dental Association
http://www.ndaonline.org/

American Association of Orthodontists
http://mylifemysmile.org

American Academy of Periodontology
http://www.perio.org/


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