Dentistry Career Resources 

Dentists maintain their clients' teeth through preventive and reparative practices as extracting, filling, cleaning, or replacing teeth. Corrective work, such as straightening teeth, and treating diseased tissue of the gum is performed. Dentists perform surgical operations of the jaw or mouth, and make and fit false teeth.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Dentists 

 

Links

American Dental Association (ADA) - A professional association of dentists dedicated to serving both the public and the profession of dentistry.

American Dental Education Association (ADEA) - (Formerly the American Association of Dental Schools) -The leading national organization for dental education. Members include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools,  advanced dental education programs, hospital dental education programs, allied dental education programs, corporations, faculty, and students.

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry - Dedicated to improving and maintaining the oral health of infants, children, adolescents, and persons with special health care needs.

 

Schools: 

American Dental Education Association - Provides a listing of dental schools and clinical training programs throughout the U.S. and Canada