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What education is needed to become a dentist?

Asked Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Neil’s Answer

Updated Fishers, Indiana

Most Dental Schools require prerequisites that take about 3 years of college to complete. They are mosty science based. Many Dental Schools require a four year degree before admitting students. There are some Dental Schools that provide a dental degree after three years, but most are four year programs.

Neil recommends the following next steps:

  • Most major colleges have pre-dental programs for prospective students. Contacting one of them will give you more specific information.