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abby J. Nov 15, 2019 188 views

will I be a dental hygenist or a dentist

I don't care which one I just want to be part of a dental field. dental-hygienist dentistry...


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abby J. Nov 15, 2019 181 views

if i'm a dentist will I have to put on braces?

I'm 12 years old I want to learn more about dentistry. dentistry dentist dental...


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Andrea F. Aug 29, 2018 572 views

What struggles does a dental assistant conquer daily?

Do they struggle with patients, coworkers, or equipment in their station? Dental Assisting Dental dental-assistant dentistry...


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Aastha P. Aug 18, 2018 349 views

What college courses would be beneficial for me to take to be a dentist?

Hello my name is Aastha P. I am in 7th grade and go to Pikeville Jr.High School in Pikeville, KY. , I am currently attending a S.T.E.M Camp through Verizon Innovations in Learning. I would love to have some input as to the path I need to take to become a dentist. dentistry dentist dental...

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Ana R. Sep 18, 2018 420 views

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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Nicholas M. Aug 30, 2018 374 views

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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Andrea F. Aug 29, 2018 264 views

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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Kimberly R. Aug 23, 2018 339 views

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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Richel P. Aug 03, 2018 1378 views

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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Richel P. Aug 03, 2018 328 views

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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Anna R. Apr 24, 2018 409 views

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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Robyn J. Aug 31, 2017 434 views

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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De'Asia S. Feb 13, 2017 582 views

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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Alexandra C. Jul 12, 2018 486 views

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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carissa V. Jul 02, 2018 559 views

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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carissa V. Jul 02, 2018 397 views

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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Trisha L. Apr 21, 2018 456 views

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,...

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Carmen B. Jan 16, 2018 331 views

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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Averion G. Aug 31, 2017 422 views

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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Christopher S. Oct 31, 2016 493 views

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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Ingrid S. May 25, 2016 498 views

What courses do I require to take for dentistry?

I am asking this question because I am interested in that major. dentistry dentist...


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Mustafa A. Sep 01, 2017 396 views

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...