Dental Education / Dental Career

Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) Publishes 2011 Resources for Dental Assisting Requirements

The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) offers two publications that feature the most up-to-date dental assisting requirements. DANB’s 2011 State Career Ladder Templates for Dental Assistants and DANB’s 2011 State Fact Booklet are both must-have resources for dental assistants, educators, state legislators, oral healthcare organizations and state dental boards.   Download the order form.

Information from both state publications can be found on DANB’s website in the State-Specific Information section.  Visit DANB’s State-Specific Information page.

This is an online educational resource developed exclusively for dental students!

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS (NHSC)

The NHSC is a network of 7,000 primary health care professionals and 10,000 sites working in underserved communities across the country.  To support their service, the NHSC provides clinicians with financial support in the form of loan repayment and scholarships.  To learn more, click their logo below:

REMINGTON COLLEGE Dental Assisting Diploma

Dental assisting is a personally satisfying way to enhance oral health recognition by helping patients gain a better understanding of how to care for their teeth and gums. Remington College’s Dental Assisting Diploma Program may be completed in as few as 8 months and offers the opportunity to:

 Learn from instructors with real-world experience in the dental field
 Study oral anatomy, radiology, and dental science fundamentals
 Learn how to take dental x-rays and create temporary crowns

For more information on Remington College’s Dental Assisting Diploma Program, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/dental-assistant-program-overview .

REMINGTON COLLEGE Dental Hygiene Associate’s Degree

Remington College’s associate’s degree program in Dental Hygiene features modern classrooms and equipment and our very own dental clinic, directly on Campus! Students will learn about the following skills often used by dental hygienists:

 Dental Hygiene instrumentation skills
 Oral cancer screening
 Local anesthesia techniques
 And more!

To learn more about a career possibility that you can smile about, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/dental-hygiene-schools .

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Master’s in Global Public Health

New York University’s Master’s Program in Global Public Health is a collaborative effort of five of NYU’s premier professional schools, including NYU’s College of Dentistry, the most comprehensive oral health care center in the world. This innovative program, leading to the M.P.H. degree or to the D.D.S./M.P.H. dual degree, is multidisciplinary in every way with a curriculum that offers a unique preparation for a career in global health. Please browse our Web site for details on curriculum, faculty, and the NYU community.

www.nyu.edu/info/gmph/ms1406

American Dental Education Association

Links to all US and Canadian dental schools, Fellowships, grants, scholarships, more: http://www.adea.org/

Institute of Medicine

The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade – Workshop Summary  http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2009/OralHealthWorkforce.aspx

The Pipeline, Profession & Practice

Community-Based Dental Education Program is working with accredited U.S. Dental Schools to increase access to oral health services for underserved populations; and to increase access to dental education for underrepresented minority and low-income students. http://www.dentalpipeline.org/

Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP)

If you are Repaying health professions student loans, from a disadvantaged background, Faculty at an accredited health professions school, a citizen, national or permanent legal resident of the U.S., you may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 a year toward repayment of your student loans from the FLRP.  www.bhpr.hrsa.gov/dsa/flrp/ 
 

Pierre Fauchard Academy

http://www.fauchard.org/

Careers in Public Health

http://www.whatispublichealth.org/careers/index.html