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    • 1. Becoming a Dentist: General Information
    • 2. Welcome to Delta Delta Sigma!
      • Conducive gateway into your future!
      • The academic road to Dental School is difficult and demanding, sometimes even confusing. Delta Delta Sigma's goal is to make that journey as obtainable and easy as possible. 
      • Office Hours: SB-41
      • Visit: www.students.washington.edu/dental
    • 3.
      • Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth and their supporting bones and soft tissues) to human beings. A dentist is a professional practitioner of dentistry.
    • 4. Did you know?
      • Only recently have other methods of treating infection besides extraction been implemented.
      • Dental Procedures were performed by barbers!?!
      • Instruments used for dental extractions date back several centuries.
    • 5. …OoOooOo…
    • 6. Why people choose dentistry:
      • Positive perception of working conditions, followed by the altruistic motivations of helping people and improving their appearance.
      • Most dentists are self-employed, running their own practices
      • It’s just plain awesome!
    • 7. From the words of a professional:
      • I was drawn to dentistry as a profession because it allows the opportunity to help others while providing adequately for personal satisfaction and financial needs.
      • – Dr. Richard Crinzi
    • 8. Specialties: A lot more to Dentistry
      • Recognized by the American Dental Association
      • 1. Dental Public Health
      • 2. Endodotics
      • 3. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
      • 4. Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
      • 5. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
      • 6. Orthodontics
      • 7. Pedodontics
      • 8. Periodontics
      • 9. Prosthodontics
      • Other Concentrations:
      • Cosmetic Dentistry
      • Forensic Odontology (gathering and use of dental evidence in law, primarily documentation and identification; requires training)
      • Geriatric Dentistry (diagnosis, prevention, treatment of age-related dental problems)
    • 9. Exciting Research!
      • Chance to think outside the box
      • "Evidence Based Dentistry"
      • It can be a fun process where you can learn a lot that is not taught in the classroom
      • Contributing to a body of knowledge.
    • 10. …OoOooOo #2… So this is why there's no more "spit bowls" at the dentists' office?
    • 11. Satisfying Course Requirements:
      • General Chemistry (142, 152, 162)
      • Organic Chemistry ( 237, 238, 239 w/ Lab)
      • General Biology (180, 200, 220)
      • General Physics ( 114, 115, 116 w/ lab)
      • Math ( 124, 125, 126)
      • Foreign Language
      • General Biochemistry (405,406)
      • General Microbiology (301)
    • 12. DATS!!!!!!!!!!!!
      • Successful participation requires completion of General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, General Biology
      • Administered on computer on almost any day of the year
      • Pivotal component of Dental School Application
    • 13. Letters of Recommendation:
      • Get to know your professors and professionals
      • What you need:
      • - Two from Science Professors
      • - One from a Character Reference
      • - One from a Dental Professional
      • Make sure they complement your aspirations!
    • 14. Getting Involved
      • General Practitioners
      • Community Clinics
      • University of Washington School of Dentistry
      • gwenr @u.washington.edu
      • Research Opportunities
      • Get to know faculty through volunteering or simply call around
      • DPHS 201
      • Offered every Spring
    • 15. Counseling Services
      • Undergraduate Advising Center
      • Mary Gates Hall Room 171
      • Center for Career Services
      • Mary Gates Hall Room 134
      • Pre-Dental Advisor
      • Heather & Namura (206) 543-2550
      • Educational Opportunities Program
      • Schmitz Hall Room 373 (206) 543-7132
      • Elena Guevara

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