So, you want to be a dentist?

Being a dentist provides an opportunity for you to help others become educated about, maintain, and keep good oral hygiene.

Patients receive smiles through knowledge, leadership, and communication.

To become a dentist you must graduate from dental school, which takes most people 4 years.

Key Points

  • "Pre-Dent" is not a major. Major in any area of personal interest to obtain a degree in.
  • Being "Pre-Dent" is an interest in addition to your major.
  • Dental schools accept a variety of majors. You can major in whatever you are interested in as long as you complete the requirements.