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Are you interested in a dental career?

Whether you choose to be a dental assistant, dental hygienist, or dentist there are many reasons why a dental career can lead to a bright future:

Dental Assistants

"Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. The aging population and ongoing research linking oral health and general health will lead to continued increases in the demand for preventive dental services." bls.gov

Why Dental Assistants Love What They Do (Video)

Bright Futures in Dentistry - Career Options (PPT)

Choosing a Career (Flyer)

Is Dental Assisting Right For Me? (Flyer)

Your Path to Dental Assisting (Flyer)

ND State College of Science (Booklet)

The following schools offer dental assisting programs in or near North Dakota:

Dental Hygienists

A Dental Hygiene college program results in an associates degree and includes time in a classroom, lab and clinic experiences emphasizing skill development, self-assessment and professionalism offered over five continuous semesters.

The following schools offer dental hygiene programs in or near North Dakota:


"Overall employment of dentists is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The demand for dental services will increase as the population ages and as research continues to link oral health to overall health." bls.gov

Why Practice Dentistry in North Dakota (Video)

DDS Video

Health Professional Shortage Areas in ND

ND Dentist Loan Repayment Program

Dental School Information from ND Dental Assoc.