Dentists help people feel and look their best. Many dentists also own their own businesses, meaning they have the freedom to choose where, when and how they work.

Saxon Day '18 is a student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Saxon Day '18 is a student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.Build the foundational skills required for a successful career in the dental field. Dentistry is one of the 10 most-trusted and ethical professions in the United States.

It also provides opportunity to be your own boss, own a dental practice, and have flexibility between professional and personal life.

Dentistry requires a wide variety of skills in order to diagnose and treat diseases, injuries and malformations of the teeth and mouth; improve a patient’s appearance; perform surgical procedures; conduct research; and communicate with and educate patients, future dentists and dental hygienists.

Our pre-dentistry program prepares graduates for successful dental careers through hands-on learning in laboratories, personalized academic advising and our challenging liberal arts curriculum. 

  • <blockquote class="callout-quote"><div class="callout-quote-text"><p> “Monmouth College more than prepared me for the challenges that I have faced at SIU-SDM. I am forever grateful for the outstanding educational foundation that I receive during my four years of being a Scot. The faculty gave me a clear vision of how to achieve my professional goals and were with me every step of the way to achieve them.”</p></div><footer class="callout-quote-footer">John Hanlon ’17, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine</footer></blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="callout-quote"><div class="callout-quote-text"><p> “The one-on-one attention from professors at Monmouth was truly key to my success as a student. … As a pre-dental student, it was comforting to be in a place that you knew wanted you to excel as a student. I will always be grateful for all the opportunities that Monmouth gave me.”</p></div><footer class="callout-quote-footer">Saxon Day ’18</footer></blockquote>

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