Is it better to major in dental hygiene or predentistry before entering dental school.?

Is it better to major in dental hygiene or predentistry before entering dental school.?

Is it better to major in dental hygiene or predentistry before entering dental school.?

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Typically dentists do not become hygienists first. 3rd year of dental college dental students can take the state exam to be a hygienist without going to college for dental hygiene. You should major in science fields such as chemistry, microbiology, or biology. Get a BS 4 year degree in one of those majors. THEN you take an entrance exam and then apply for dental college.

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