A career in dentistry involves more than filling cavities and pulling teeth. Dentists detect diseases, diagnose problems affecting teeth and mouth tissue, improve a patient’s appearance, surgically restore tooth and gum health, and help prevent future problems. They also educate patients on ways to maintain a healthy mouth.

Most dentistry schools:

Chemistry professor Dr. Darren Stoub will work closely with you to plan your program. His email address is and campus visits are welcomed.

Typical pre-dentistry prerequisites