Congratulations! You've chosen to become a dentist , which is ranked as the 2nd Best Job overall in the US, according to the 2018 U.S. News Best Jobs Report.
You will be
As you begin your career exploration journey, here are some tips that we recommend.
In high school, take classes that prepare you for
Have you ever thought about why hand skills are so important in dentistry?
In order to perform dental procedures, a dentist must be able to work with precision on an extremely small scale. This requires exceptional hand-eye coordination to ensure the safety of patients and proficiency in the use of many different instruments.
These skills are even tested before students enter dental school. The
Our simulation environments
"There's no better time to start a podcast than right now," Brandon Evert, D1 at UIC College of Dentistry, said in his first episode of his popular Extracting Wisdom podcast, during his final year of undergrad. "I'll get to share my tips for getting into dental school, while reflecting on what life is like as a
Now that you have chosen to become a licensed dentist in the United States, it’s important that you prepare a competitive application. US dental schools are extremely demanding academically, and the applicant pool is more competitive than ever. So, it is never too early to start preparing.
The program consists of a condensed 30 month schedule of coursework and clinical experience to deliver
There are many reasons for this.
Have you put some thought into how you will write your personal statement for application? How will you stand out among the hundreds of other applicants?
With over 11,000 potential candidates applying annually to US dental schools, competition has
When you think of becoming a dentist, most likely you think of the general, or family dentist who provides a wide range of dental care from teeth cleanings and fillings to root canals and implants.
While 8 out 10 dentists practice general dentistry, the profession