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Dentistry or Computer engineering

Hello I was wondering what major is better (Makes more money, wouldn't need much time to find a suting job opportunity)etc.. I have 2 majors in mind (Dentistry & Computer engineering) I'd love Dentistry because of 1: I can make my own clinic 2: I am my own boss 3.I am pretty good in...

#majors #medical #engineering #computer-engineer #computer #dentistry #computer-software

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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering These are two very good, challenging and important careers. Comparing the ...

To become a dental hygienist, what does the schooling in college consist of?

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Gordana Ostojic | Manager - Customer ServiceCustomer Loyalty Group Hi Hannah, Dental hygienist school and collage consists of a lot ...

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...

#dentistry

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Steven Bornfeld | Owner, Mark and Steven Bornfeld DDS Strictly speaking, no--you do not need to be a science major. ...

How can I maintain my 4.0 in college ?

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Matthew Hunter Maher | Associate in Specialized Tax Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hello Naomi,Maintaining a 4.0 in college is not easy. It will ...

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....

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I will be attending dental school soon, but the cost has been weighing heavily on my mind. What are some key ways to minimize expenses during dental school and to pay off debt quickly afterward?

I would love to own my own private dental practice someday but do not know how feasible it would be if I entered into it with the burden of a large debt. #dentistry...

#private-practice

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Active Aug 07 at 07:22 PM

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Posted by Emily P.’s Avatar Emily P.
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Hamza S. Haqqi | Founder/CEO Learnza, LLC Educational Leadership and Administration, at ... Hey Emily,The cost of Dental school can be great, but the ...

What type of education do i need to become a dentist?

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Active Aug 11 at 05:35 AM

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist Typically, you need a bachelors degree (4 years of college). While ...

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...

#dds #dental #dentist #pre-dental #college #dentistry

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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 steps should I take to get accepted into Dental School? Any good recommendations?

I am currently going to Hygiene School. However, my dream is to become a Pediatric Dentist. Due to lack monetary struggles, my first step was hygiene school. I plan to apply for Dental School but I don't know what steps to take, I heard it is very difficult for acceptance. Is that correct?...

#dds #dentistry #dental-schoo #dentist #teeth #pediatric-dentistry

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Brandice Allen | Board Certified Pediatric Dentist As a dental hygienist you are gaining first hand experience treating ...

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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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.

What are the steps to become a Dentist?

I am currently going to Hygiene School. However, my dream is to become a Pediatric Dentist. Due to lack monetary struggles, my first step was hygiene school. I plan to apply for Dental School but I don't know what steps to take. #dentistry #dds #pediatric-dentistry #teeth...

#dental-school

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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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Do Orthodontists get to choose their own workdays?

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James Garvin | Customer Success Manager at Okta, Inc. As with pretty much everything in the medical world, if you ...

What is a day in the life of a Dentists like?

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What education level is needed to become a Medical, Dental, and Laboratory Technicians?

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist I found this super helpful link, the website for the National ...

i want to study to be a pediatric dentist, i was wondering what core classes would i have to take to begin my journey to becoming a pediatric dentist?

I’ve always had a clear idea of what i want to do, but I’ve always been a little overwhelmed with starting new things and where to begin at. #teeth...

#dentistry

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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Kiara,This is a great question and here are some links ...

How do you survive medical/dental school?

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Vickey Manning | MD Stay calm. Don't fall behind in studies. If you need help, ...

Do you recommend getting a degree in an international school?

I'm asking because I'm wondering if the U.S. would recognize the degree when I come back. For example, if I went to dental school in Spain would I be able to work as a dentist here? #international #international-affairs #study-abroad #overseas-study #dental-school #dentistry #dentist...

#college-advice #college-selection #career #university #college-admissions #higher-education #college #orthodontist #college-bound

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist I think studying abroad would be an awesome opportunity! However, you ...

What is a "residency"?

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Hamza S. Haqqi | Founder/CEO Learnza, LLC Educational Leadership and Administration, at ... Wonderful questions Mireia, first of all my name is Hamza Haqqi ...
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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research Really nice info from Erinn on your question. Just wanted to ...
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Dr. Joseph Hourany | Orthodontics Resident at Loma Linda University To become an orthodontist you first have to become a dentist. ...
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ellyn thompson | Dentist at SHARON L. ALBRIGHT, D.D.S., INC. To be clear, becoming an orthodontist is a dental specialty, meaning ...

what should I study in college if I want to become an orthodontist?

I want to know the process of becoming an orthodontist. The studying would take a long time, but I want to know what major should I be in to get into that path. What college would best prepare me for this profession? #dentist #dentistry #pediatric-dentistry #college-major #college...

#family-dentistry #university #testing #college-advice #university-applications

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ellyn thompson | Dentist at SHARON L. ALBRIGHT, D.D.S., INC. Congratulations on your decided path! Dentistry is a great service and ...

What kind of job does someone get while they're in dental school?

Do they get something related to dentistry? And if they do, how do they get hired without graduating from dental school first? #dentistry...

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ellyn thompson | Dentist at SHARON L. ALBRIGHT, D.D.S., INC. I agree with Dr. Pinney, it is unusual for students to ...

What are the steps in starting your own practice as a dentist?

I've researched all the steps that it takes to become a dentist, but I'm still wondering how you actually start your own practice. Should you get a certain amount of experience first? Do you need to understand business and finances? Do you build your own office or do you buy one already built?...

#dentistry

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Serena Ide Noumy, DDS | Associate Dentist at Oakland dental and orthodontics I cannot really give an answer to this question because I ...

How do you choose between going to medical school and dental school?

When I was growing up I’ve always wanted to be a cardiologist. However, recently I’ve started doing a lot of research and thought that I might want to go to dental school instead. How do I decide? I don’t want to make the wrong decision and end up having regrets in the future....

#medical-school #medical-practice #dentistry

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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... The best way to choose is to spend as much time ...

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