Dentist providing a routine cleaning to a patient.

Reasons to Become a Dentist

  March 6th is National Dentist Day! We wish we could give all the dentists out there a plaque of recognition to thank them for keeping us smiling. All jokes aside, dentistry is a noble profession with work that has the potential to improve an individual’s health and their quality of life. For general information […]

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Dentistry student working with a patient during a clinical experience in dentistry.

Specialty Spotlight: Dentistry

  Dentistry is the field of study associated with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases within the mouth and maxillofacial area. Those who practice dentistry are called dentists. These individuals may be assisted by dental hygienists and technicians. Within the specialty of dentistry, there are ten subspecialties, which include dental anesthesiology, dental public health, […]

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A Call for Greater Dental Care

Much discussion of the United States healthcare system focuses on the rising cost of health insurance, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, and treatments. However, dental care is virtually absent from public discourse on healthcare. Little attention is given towards the rising cost of dental care and its implications on the U.S. population at large. As the cost […]

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A Need for More Dentists

It is widely reported that the United States will experience a severe shortage of medical physicians in the coming years. However, this shortage goes well beyond the medical field, encompassing the dental field as well. According to the Dental Tribune, demographic changes in the United States have led to a severe shortage of dentists throughout […]

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