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Pre-Dentistry

PreDentistryAre you interested in Dental School?

In recent years, Berry students have enjoyed nearly 100 percent acceptance rate into dental schools. As requirements vary for each school, undergraduates should know the requirements for the school they plan to attend. Dental schools generally require a strong foundation in biology, general and organic chemistry, and math. The Berry College liberal arts education provides firsthand experience through the student work program which enables students to work as teaching assistants and research assistants.  Students also have opportunities to conduct their own research or intern as technician assistants with area dentists.

What about the faculty and facilities? 

The biology and chemistry departments are housed in an ultramodern science building designed to promote hands-on learning and faculty-student collaboration in research and study. It houses a variety of offices, classrooms, laboratories, reading rooms and special facilities, such as tissue culture labs, greenhouses, a microscopy suite and an aquatics laboratory. The faculty at Berry includes graduates from the University of Vermont, Rutgers University, the University of Cincinnati, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Virginia and many more.

Are there any related clubs or organizations? 

While there are no clubs specifically for students interested in dentistry, many choose to join the Allied Health Sciences Club, the Biology Club, and the Chemistry Club.

Accepted? Congratulations! Contact Your Faculty Adviser. 

After acceptance to Berry College, contact the Pre-Dentistry faculty adviser Dr. Andrew Bressette to discuss requirements and the application process. An early start in your first year can help you complete your requirements in as little as two years.

Contact Information 

Dr. Andrew Bressette
Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 5016
Mount Berry, GA 30149-5016
(706)238-5840
abressette@berry.edu 

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