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In order to become dentist what I do need


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Estelle’s Answer

In the US, to apply to dental school, you need a bachelor's degree. Any 4-year university should suffice.
Pick a major that interests you so you don't mind devoting a majority of your hours to studying. You will need to get good grades in college in order to apply for dental school. You then need to study for and take the Dental Admissions Test (DAT). Be sure to study for this using a prep course book or online service.
In college, your major is not as important as your undergraduate grades, your DAT score, your letters of reference, and your personal statements on your dental school application. For now, just focus on finding a college that fits you and your budget and a major that really interests you in college so that you will make great grades and get strong letters of recommendation from professors that recognize your potential.
Good luck!

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Keri’s Answer

Look for a university that has a dental program associated to it. In your first few years you will need to take pre-requisite classes that build on your understanding and foundation for dentistry. Seek to learn more about the industry as it is more than just dentists - there is also associated technology, laboratories, and methodologies used when examining patients. During your college years, seek out an internship at a dentist office or a laboratory where you can get more exposure to this type of work.

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