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What major in college would best help me get to Dental school.

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Sudhir’s Answer

An undergraduate degree in the sciences(biology, chemistry, microbiology, ...) helps you better prepare for dental school.
The following website has a wealth of information on pre-requisites for dental school, application timelines, cost to apply, etc.
https://www.adea.org/GoDental/Application_Prep/Preparing_for_Dental_School/College_major.aspx
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Mary Jane’s Answer

You can major in anything you like as long as you complete the needed prerequisite courses. Because prereqs include a lot of science courses, many people do major in something like biology or biochemistry because there is a lot of overlap between the requirements for applying to dental school and those majors. Having said that, if you are passionate about psychology, sociology, Spanish, or art, you can still major in one of those and work with your academic advisor to make sure you have a strong foundation in the sciences to satisfy dental school prerequisites. You might also think about taking some art classes because dentists need to have good eye-hand coordination, a good sense of what objects look like when rotated, flipped, or upside down, and a good eye for what constitutes a well proportioned smile that's attractive to the human eye.
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Brayden’s Answer

Hello!

I would think a degree in stem studying something in the realm of biology, chemistry or something adjacent would be a great start in order to get into dental school. You will have to pass some type of board exam to get into dental school (either MCAT or GMAT) so those degrees would give you a great baseline of information you could then when prepping to take those exams. Doing some quick searches online I found some links that might help:

https://orthodonticassoc.com/dentistry-articles/becoming-an-orthodontist/
https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/adult-orthodontics/how-to-become-an-orthodontist

I would use these as they will be able to ask some of the specific questions you might have.

Good luck!
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Chantelle’s Answer

You should consider a bachelors in biochemistry, molecular biology or any biological sciences, or perhaps pre-dentistry studies,
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