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Courses for a Degree in Dental Studies

Dental Studies focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the mouth.

For this major you’ll take lots of dental studies classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in dentistry.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in dental studies:

Dental Studies Courses:

  • Fundamentals of Dental Morphology
  • Oral Biochemistry
  • Periodontology
  • Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
  • Fundamentals of Restorative Dentistry
  • Medicine and Pathology
  • Principles of Oral Radiology
  • Introduction to Periodontive Diseases
  • Dentistry for Children
  • Community Dental Health
  • Patient Education in Preventive Dental Care
  • Pain and Anxiety Control
  • Essentials of Clinical Care

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology

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