This major is a program that focuses on the advanced study of dental clinical techniques and dental practice issues.
Includes instruction in subjects such as the history of dentistry, advanced dental practice management, dental ethics and jurisprudence, social and behavioral science studies of dentistry, advanced restorative dentistry, oral medicine, oral radiology, advanced clinical procedures and technology, and others.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Advanced General Dentistry Major (use the College Search feature and enter "general dentistry” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Advanced General Dentistry Major?
If you choose to pursue a certificate in Advanced General Dentistry, you will be prepared, post doctorate, to deliver comprehensive care for all patients including those with special needs and complex issues. This includes areas of implant dentistry, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Advanced General Dentistry Major
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Association for Advanced Education in General Dentistry
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
Publications/Magazines in Advanced General Dentistry Major