Dentists are responsible for preventing, treating, and maintaining the oral health of their patients. The ADEA describes a successful dentist as someone who is artistic, easy to talk to, a leader, and likes to work with their hands. It is a lucrative and flexible career.
- 80% of dentists go into private practice
- 85% of UC San Diego students get accepted to dental school
- Drawing, painting, sewing, or playing an instrument can help with manual dexterity