University of Vermont

The Path to Dental School

Dentistry as a Career:

Dentistry is an excellent profession for those individuals who aspire to a career with direct patient care responsibilities and who also possess a unique combination of talents: interpersonal skill, business acumen and outstanding manual dexterity. There are two equivalent degrees offered by dental schools: DDS or DMD degree. Many dental school graduates move directly from professional school into general dentistry practice. Others go on to residency and/or fellowship training. Dental specialties include: Pediatrics; Endodontics, Orthodontics Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Pubic Health and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Pathology or Radiology. Learn more about the DDS / DMD pathways:

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