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How many years of college do you have to have to be a orthodontist?

Asked Justin, Texas

Very intersted in becoming a orthodontic when I older. #masters-degree #orthodontist

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Gary Stephen’s Answer

Updated Harlingen, Texas

Information pasted in from: http://www.wikiprofessional.org/Orthodontist

It typically takes about 10 years total to become an orthodontist. 4 years to obtain a bachelor's degree another 4 years of dental school then 2 more years in a post doctoral program devoted to the study of orthodontics

Shadzi’s Answer

Updated San Antonio, Texas

The answer above is correct, however most orthodontic programs in Canada and the US are 3 years in duration. Few are 2 years in length.