Interested in a Dental Career?

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is a professional member of the Ventures Scholars Program and the premier national organization that speaks for dental education. ADEA invites you to learn more about the 56 U.S. and 10 Canadian dental schools by visiting its website at There you can also find information about the dental school application process and links to other helpful oral health websites.

To learn more about allied dental health careers and health professions careers in general, ADEA recommends that you visit is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to address workforce shortages in the health professions. gives students a free, reliable, and comprehensive source of accurate, up-to-date information about the health professions. This includes information on and links to health-related education/training programs, financial aid resources, specialized learning opportunities, and current issues in health care. ADEA manages this unique website, funded in part by a grant from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

Another resource is the American Dental Association website which contains downloadable brochures and fact sheets about dental and allied dental careers.

Click here to access information on career options, workforce trends and earnings potential.

ADEA welcomes your interest in the dental profession. Their staff and dedicated student members would like to hear from you. The ADEA Council of Students (comprised of current dental school students) is available to answer questions you may have about the dental school experience. If you have questions, submit an inquiry through the Ventures Scholars website and an ADEA staff member and a member of the Council of Students will respond to you.

Sonja G. Harrison
Director, Program Services
American Dental Education Association
1400 K Street, N.W. - Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
202-289-7201 ext. 167 (voice)
202-289-7204 (fax)


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