Career Questions tagged Dental

Can I major in Business Management and go to Dental School or Optometry School?

I'm a freshman who just started college and I'm quite confused. At first I was a business major and then switched over to biological sciences because I've always wanted a career in the health field and thought that might be the best major. Now, I don't really think so. I either want to be a...

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Active Sep 18 at 05:10 PM

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Jared Cox | Optometrist Yes. Some would argue an unusual major makes you stand out. ...

Do I need to have a major in science to attend dental school?

Do I need to major in, for instance, Biology or any hard science to attend a dental or medical school? #science #dental...

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Active Sep 01 at 03:14 AM

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Nicole Hurd | Consultant-HR Business Partner Hi there!  Congratulations on your interest.  Typically for any type of ...

What struggles does a dental assistant conquer daily?

Do they struggle with patients, coworkers, or equipment in their station? #dental Assisting...

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Active Aug 29 at 03:48 PM

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What's the difference between dental assistant and a dental hygiene?

I want to understand the major differences of both career options. #dental Assisting...

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Active Dec 03 at 10:17 PM

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Posted by Andrea F.’s Avatar Andrea F.
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Kelly Detter | Member of the Executive Board at Coalition for ... Hi Andrea!A dental hygienist is licensed by the state (in which ...

What is the best way to get a raise as a dental hygienist?

I want to know how to get a good raise....

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Active Aug 23 at 11:04 PM

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What are some ways that you can go above and beyond in a dental office?

I want to be a dental Hygienist and want to know as much about it as possible....

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Active Aug 23 at 11:03 PM

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Posted by Kimberly R.’s Avatar Kimberly R.

Dental Hygienists seem to do the same tasks everyday in what ways can we switch it up or make the job more pleasing and not boring?

I want to pursue a career as a dental Hygienist....

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Active Aug 23 at 11:01 PM

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How long will it take to pay for student loans with the salary of a dental hygienist?

Long story short, I am currently pursuing dental hygiene in a very expensive private university because the state I live in does not offer many options for me to pursue this degree. One school has a lot of pre-requisites that I did not take when I first went to college and the other has a...

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Active Aug 03 at 04:26 PM

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What can I do with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene?

I am entering an associate program for dental hygiene. I know that working in a clinic eventually takes a physical toll on the body so I don't plan to do it for my entire professional career. Does it make sense to pursue a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene after working as a hygienist for a...

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Active Aug 03 at 10:36 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that you can do to answer this ...

What education is needed to become a dentist?

Things you can consider for this specific question... What is the highest degree needed to become a dentist? Are there multiple paths to becoming a dentist? What is the best undergraduate degree to earn before dental school? Is there any other experience/certification required to become a...

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Active Jul 13 at 12:18 AM

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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... Most Dental Schools require prerequisites that take about 3 years of ...

What is it like in dental school?

What is a day in dental school like? what are some challenges or activities a student will encounter? #dentist #dental-school #dental...

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Active Jul 03 at 12:32 AM

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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... Dental School is much like having an 8 to 5:00 job, ...

what are the benefits of becoming a dentist rather than a dental assistant?

I want to be a dentist but I know it will be challenging to reach that goal so I was wondering if the extra school was worth it. #dentist #dental-hygienist...

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Active Aug 11 at 06:12 AM

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist Absolutely! While a dental assistant is a VERY vital team member ...

Is it true that a Dental Hygienist can open their own practice?

I am attending a hygiene program and I've read many article stating that hygienists can open their own practice in Colorado. I was just wondering if that was entirely true? I #business-management #dental-practice #dental-hygienist #teeth #business #dental #dentist #dentistry...

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Active Jul 30 at 11:40 AM

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Posted by Anna R.’s Avatar Anna R.
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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... Yes, in Colorado, hygienists may practice independently from dentists.

Relocating Future Dental Hygienist... NC to MA or RI

I am currently in Dental Hygiene school in North Carolina. I am about to start my second year of the program, and will graduate in 2019. When I graduate, I plan to move to either Massachusetts or Rhode Island (somewhere close to the state lines). North Carolina is one of the stricter states,...

#dental-practice #dental #relocation #dentistry #dental-hygiene #rdh #dental-hygienist

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Active Apr 21 at 03:14 AM

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Dental School acceptance and preparedness

Besides a Pre-dental major, what is the best major of study to go on to dental school that helps with acceptance and being prepared? #dentistry #dental #pre-dental...

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Active Apr 21 at 02:23 AM

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What are the things I have to do in order to become an orthodontist?

I want to be an orthodontist but I not completely sure what I do after I graduate with a bachelors degree in biology #dental #orthodontist #orthodontics #orthod...

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 02:44 AM

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Nalaka Jayaratne | Licensed Orthodontist Hi, First you need to go to dental school for 4 ...

What are the best study tools for the DAT?

I am going to take my DAT in a few months and there are so many different study tools which claim to be the best. #dentistry #dat...

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Active Aug 11 at 06:38 AM

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist I know this is an old question, but I'll answer for ...

What are the best languages to learn for a dentist?

I am working towards becoming a dentist and wonder which languages would help expand my busines? #dental...

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Active Sep 03 '17 at 03:11 AM

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Brandice Allen | Board Certified Pediatric Dentist It depends on where in the country you want to practice. ...

What are the steps to getting me to becoming a dentist?

I am asking this question because I want to start to prepare for my future. Also, because I want to hear how others went to and through to make their career possible. #dentistry...

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Active Oct 15 at 09:28 PM

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Ravindra Potnuru | Director - PMO There are 4 steps:Complete a Bachelor's degree program. Dental schools generally ...

What strengths are required in order to major in dentistry?

What are some of the daily challenges you face? #dentistry #dental-hygienist #dental...

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Active Nov 08 at 12:40 AM

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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Robyn:Here's the link to the ADA (American Dental Association) website to ...

If you hold a DMD can you become a dental hygienist?

Im a senior in high school and was interested in the dental field. Im aware to become a general dentist it takes about 8 years minimum as to become a dental hygienist it takes 2 years minimum. I had planned on getting my DMD degree at a university in Nevada, US in a matter of 4 years. Is it...

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 09:30 PM

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Steven Bornfeld | Owner, Mark and Steven Bornfeld DDS I don't understand. A DMD degree is a degree qualifying to ...

As a dental hygienist, how do you deal with people of all different ages?

What are some of their duties? What are some attributes of a great dentist? #dentistry #dental-hygienist #dental...

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Active Aug 11 at 06:23 AM

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist The dental hygienist in responsible for patient's periodontal health (or gum ...

What do I need to do in order to become a dentist?

What programs/classes do I need to attend? How many years of schooling is required? #college #college-major #dentistry...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi De'Asia Here are sites that will provide helpful information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=el1b3wjGM10 ...

I'm debating between Biomedical Engineering and Dentistry. Would most of my core classes for either contribute to my decision for a major?

I've done well in all of my STEM classes. I'm leaning towards Engineering, but haven't quite decided. I've started considering Pre Dentistry to see where my interests take me. #engineering #biomedical #dentistry...

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Active Sep 17 at 05:13 PM

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Posted by Christopher S.’s Avatar Christopher S.
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Anthony Ngo There is no Pre-Dentistry major.  My wife is a dentist and ...

To become a Dentist, would a major in biochemistry be the best fit?

I'm an incoming college freshman in 2017 and was wondering what major would work best for my field of study. #dentistry #dentist #dental-hygienist #dental #dental-hygiene #dental-practice...

#dental-assistant

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by kacey L.’s Avatar kacey L.
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Steven Bornfeld | Owner, Mark and Steven Bornfeld DDS Things may well have changed since my school days. I graduated ...

What does it take to become a dental hygienist?

I am looking to go to college to become a dental hygienist. #dentistry #dental-hygienist...

#dental

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Lizette Tynan, CDA,RDA,RDH | Dental Hygienist Perseverance! It all depends where you here is the program I ...

Curious about Dental Hygiene and Dentistry.

I am a senior in high school and I'm close to applying to schools. But I want to become a dentist in the long run. but as of now that isn't until i finish my pre reqs to get into a dental school. So what I'm hoping for is that, wouldn't it be better if i went in for a dental hygiene major/...

#dental-practice #dental #dentist #dentistry #medicine #family-dentistry #cosmetic-dentistry #dental-hygienist

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Posted by Nancy H.’s Avatar Nancy H.
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Sara Viernes | Dr. Sara Prerequisites for dental hygiene are not always equivalent to pre-requisites to ...

Dental Hygiene?

I really want to be a dental hygienist. But I want to go to a 4 year college as I feel like that is the best option for me. Most schools in my state do not have Dental Hygiene as a B.S, only an A.S. Is there an equivalent major I can pursue (like BioChem) and then go for a year or 2 long...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:41 PM

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Cheryl Lim RDH, BSDH | Registered Dental Hygienist at Bruce Greenway DDS; Part ... If you state only has an AS then you could do ...
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Kapil Villivalam | Technical Support Specialist at Dell Dentistry is a profession which involves of curing the health problems ...

Hi, I want to be an Orthodontist but I want to first start with being a dental hygienist and move my way on up to be a orthodontist.

I have graduated from high school and will be attending a 2- year college but my plan is to be there for a year and might have to do some summer classes I believe and go to a four year college. I just want to know is this good route that I have planned for myself ? I'm also trying to find an...

#dental-practice #dental #dentist #orthodontist #dentistry #cosmetic-dentistry #dental-hygienist

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Adenike A.’s Avatar Adenike A.
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Aviva Andreen | Retired Dentist/Inventor at Aviva L. Andreen DDS Skip being a hygienist, go straight to dental school after the ...

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