Research Sources of Additional Information: Dentists

For information on dentistry as a career, a list of accredited dental schools, and a list of State boards of dental examiners, contact:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Internet: http://www.ada.org

For information on admission to dental schools, contact:

  • American Dental Education Association, 1625 Massachusetts Ave. NW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036. Internet: http://www.adea.org

Persons interested in practicing dentistry should obtain the requirements for licensure from the board of dental examiners of the State in which they plan to work.

Prospective dental students should contact the office of student financial aid at the schools to which they apply, in order to obtain information on scholarships, grants, and loans, including Federal financial aid.