I want to become a dentist. What classes should I take in HS and College?

When I am older, I want to become a dentist. What classes should I take in High School? In College, (Before Dental School) what should my major be? What is the average salary of a dentist, and about how long does it take after high school to get all the degrees needed to be a liscensed dentist? If you are a dentist, what are some of the more difficult parts of your job? Also, what are some good schools to attend to become a dentist? (Universities/Colleges or Dental Schools)

Asked By: Jenna - 7/4/2008
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Being a dentist can be an exciting and rewarding career. If you think you might like to become a dentist, the following tips will provide you with information about preparing for an education in dentistry... More
Answered By: Cynthia LY - 7/4/2008
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Undergrade major: Pre-dentistry... More
Answered By: RKQS12 - 7/4/2008
HS: preAP and AP Sciences and preAP and AP math up to calculus or higher if your school offers higher... For college, you will choose pre-med for your bachelors degree, and follow that degree plan. All bachelors are basically the same core courses the first two years, then you will be required to take pre-med courses... More
Answered By: crrlal - 7/4/2008
You can find ALL these answers in the predents section of the Student Doctor Network. You'll probably spend the next few years addicted... More
Answered By: Remember To Breathe! - 7/7/2008
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