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American Dental Education Association

American Dental Education Association

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Why the Dental Professions?

Thinking about a career in the dental professions? Consider this: dental professionals get to do all sorts of fun things like work with patients, help people feel better, and use their artistic skills, all while having a flexible lifestyle and earning a competitive salary!

It's not too good to be true - check out more information about the dental professions on the ADEA GoDental website, which provides students interested in pursuing careers in dentistry and dental hygiene with the information and guidance they need to apply to programs, matriculate, and eventually fulfill their career goals.


Check out ADEA GoDental to explore:


Additional Resources

Future Dentist: Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. No matter when you make the decision, it can and will impact your life and the type of work you do.

Is Dentistry Right For Me?: Do you like working with your hands, helping people, being creative, and being a leader? Well then, you might make a great dentist!

Future Dental Hygienist: Dental hygiene provides a unique opportunity to positively impact the oral health of every single person that comes into the dentist's office. Learn more today.

Dental Career FAQs: What is the difference between a D.D.S. and a D.M.D.? How much does a dentist earn? Find out more here!


Connect with ADEA to stay informed and engaged on all things dental and make sure to follow them on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.



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