Bachelor of Science in Dentistry

Top 4 BScs in Dentistry 2017

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After obtaining your high school diploma, you may be interested in attaining your bachelor’s degree. A Bachelor of Science degree will allow you take a variety of classes directly related to your field of study rather than taking classes that are unrelated to your major. BSc degrees are usually offered in fields such as mathematics and science.

What is a BSc in Dentistry? A BSc in Dentistry is adequate for those looking to work in the field of dentistry nationally or internationally. Because the field of study may require further education, students will be required to take many courses that will prepare them for the Dental Admissions Test. The length of the BSc in Dentistry program is usually four years. Students can expect coursework in the sciences and mathematics in areas including chemistry, biology, physics, and calculus.

One of the best parts about receiving a BSc in Dentistry is the expected job growth in the field. A BSc in Dentistry will also allow you to help people while gaining a competitive salary.

Costs for obtaining a BSc in Dentistry will depend upon your chosen institution and whether you attend school nationally, internationally or online. Be sure to find a program that not only fits the criteria you want but also is within your budget.

A Bachelor of Science in Dentistry can lead you into many career paths. With a postgraduate degree, you will be able to work as a dental hygienist, a laboratory technician, or a dental assistant. If you wish to become a practicing dentist, you must pass the Dental Admissions Test and be accepted into an accredited school of dentistry after obtaining your BSc.

Acquiring a BSc in Dentistry can lead you into a well-paying and rewarding profession. Search for your program below and contact directly the admissions office of the school of your choice by filing in the lead form.

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Allied health (pre-professional)

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Pre-health programs: for you who want to help others live healthier and more fulfilling lives. [+]

BScs in Dentistry. Pre-health programs You want to help others live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Four-Year Pre-Health Care Programs: For these programs, you can earn an undergraduate degree here at our university, then apply to a professional/medical school, like the Health Sciences Center in New Orleans or in Shreveport, to continue your education. These pre-health care programs may be aligned with any academic major, provided that you take the prerequisite courses for admission to your intended graduate or professional school. Pre-Dentistry: help people maintain good health by performing exams and procedures to keep their teeth in optimal condition. Pre-Medicine: working as a doctor, you will have countless opportunities for specialization or can work as a general practitioner. Pre-Occupational Therapy: help people overcome physical and mental obstacles so that they can live achieve greater independence or tackle everyday situations. Pre-Physician Assistant: work side-by-side with a doctor to diagnose and treat illnesses, assist in surgeries, and counsel patients. Pre-Pharmacy: as a pharmacist, you will check medicines against possible negative interactions, coordinate with insurance companies, and counsel patients on proper dosage and potential side effects. Pre-Physical Therapy: work with patients who have impairments or disabilities to help them rehabilitate or manage physical limitations. Two-Year Pre-Health Care Programs: For these programs, you can complete your first two years of prerequisites here at our university and then transfer to a professional/medical school, like the Health Sciences Center in New Orleans or in Shreveport, to complete your undergraduate degree. These are pre-professional, non-degree programs. Cardiopulmonary... [-]

BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham

This is an integrated programme, approved by the General Dental Council, leading to a qualification in dental hygiene and dental therapy. It is a collaborative programme funded via the Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and validated by the University. [+]

Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists work closely with other members of the Dental team. They are able to carry out preventive and periodontal treatments for adults and children. They carry out a variety of treatments on a wide range of patients including fillings, radiographs and impressions. They may also extract deciduous teeth, undertake pulpotomies and place preformed crowns on children’s teeth. This is an integrated programme, approved by the General Dental Council, leading to a qualification in both Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. It is a collaborative programme which is delivered by the Birmingham School of Dental Hygiene and Therapy, which is part of the Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust. The funding is provided through the Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and the BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy is validated by the University of Birmingham, via the collaborative agreement. You will be taught in our new Dental Hospital and School, which opened in April 2016, just a mile from the University's main campus in Edgbaston. As the first integrated, stand-alone dental hospital and dental school to be built in the UK for almost 40 years, the new £50 million hospital will provide world-class research facilities and a modern learning environment for more than 600 undergraduate and postgraduate students and trainees. First year In dental hygiene, clinical practice is a major component of the early part of the programme, preparing you for seeing your first patient in the second term in your first year. Professionalism is introduced in year one... [-]

Dental Technology - BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

With 100% overall student satisfaction in the 2013 National Student Survey, this course aims to produce dental technologists able to fabricate dental restorations, prostheses and appliances (such as unique, individually made crowns and bridges or orthodontic appliances) to a high standard of precision. [+]

BScs in Dentistry. With 100% overall student satisfaction in the 2013 National Student Survey, this course aims to produce dental technologists able to fabricate dental restorations, prostheses and appliances (such as unique, individually made crowns and bridges or orthodontic appliances) to a high standard of precision. The course also seeks to enlarge understanding of new and developing areas of dental technology and to enhance relationships within the Dental Team. This course is operated in close collaboration with the University of Wales Dental Hospital Trust, which will deliver, assess and be responsible for one third of the course. As a dental technology undergraduate you will work with trainee dentists and consultants in the second and third years of the course. Learning & Teaching​ An enquiring, questioning, curious approach to the topics which need to be understood and acquired for registration as a competent technologist will be developed. During your time on the course you will experience a number of teaching and learning methods. These will include lectures, seminars, practical sessions, team assignments and self and peer assessments. There will be some joint learning sessions with part time students, use of e-portfolios and extensive use of the virtual learning environment where lecture notes, videos of practical demonstrations, lecture delivery items and past papers can be accessed on line. You will also be assigned a personal tutor who will be available to discuss your academic progress and could refer you to other experts for other matters where necessary. There has been a long... [-]

BSc in Dental Hygiene

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

We designed this plan to provide an extensive study of the theory and practice of dental hygiene. It is the only Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program (BSDH) in Arizona. Oral health is an important part of total health and there is increased demand for dental hygiene services in public and private health settings. The program provides many opportunities for students to develop expertise in oral health education and clinical care for underserved populations in northern Arizona. [+]

We designed this plan to provide an extensive study of the theory and practice of dental hygiene. It is the only Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program (BSDH) in Arizona. Oral health is an important part of total health and there is increased demand for dental hygiene services in public and private health settings. The program provides many opportunities for students to develop expertise in oral health education and clinical care for underserved populations in northern Arizona. This plan is nationally recognized by the American Dental Association. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygiene? Professional dental hygienists with good people skills can make patients feel more comfortable and confident that they're getting the best care. If you like working closely with others and are interested in science, then a career in dental hygiene may be for you. The Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene is a four-year program that includes two years of prerequisite course work and two years of professional education. Practice in our 18-chair dental hygiene clinic and five-chair radiographic facility. Our program is fully accredited by the American Dental Association. You will graduate fully prepared to take regional and national board examinations. Note: If you want to major in Dental Hygiene, you must apply and be accepted to the Department of Dental Hygiene's program in addition to being admitted to the university. Less Career opportunities that... [-]