Dental Clinical Sciences, General Major

This major is an integrated or undifferentiated program that generally prepares dentists in one or more of the oral sciences and advanced/graduate dentistry specialties.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Dental Clinical Sciences, General Major (use the College Search feature and enter "dental clinical” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Dentistry and Oral Sciences? Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in the Dentistry and Oral Sciences page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Dental Clinical Sciences, General Major?

If you choose this major/degree program, you have ambitions of a career as a dental hygienist, dental assistant, or a general dentist.  Dental assistant and hygienist jobs generally require the successful completion a two-year associate degree program.  If it is your desire to be a general dentist, you must earn a bachelor’s degree (pre-dentistry or the sciences) and successfully pas the Dental Acceptance test to get into dental school (which is an additional 4-years of study and residence).

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Dental Clinical Sciences, General 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.

 

 

Publications/Magazines in Dental Clinical Sciences, General Major