Dentist Career Roadmap

High School

Anytime 9-12th Grade

11th - 12th Grade


College: Pre-Dentistry

Dental School

College: Dentistry (University of Minnesota program)


Continuing Education

Dentists are required to earn 75 continuing dental education credits every three years. The courses include electives, infection control, and OSHA requirements and policies. View example continuing education courses.

Advanced Opportunities

After completing four years of dental school, dentists can continue for two or more years of advanced training in these dental specialty fields: