Pre-Dentistry

Program Requirements & Opportunities

  • Overview

    Get prepared

    As a pre-dental student at Calvin, you'll have the flexibility to pursue any major as you complete the courses required for dental school. These classes include a range of chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics. You will also meet regularly with the pre-dental faculty advisor to plan your path to dentistry school.

    Dental school graduates can opt for additional training, either in general practice dentistry or in one of the nine recognized advanced dental education specialties:

    More options

    The pre-dentistry program is part of a family of health science programs, many of which share a common course foundation. To learn about other options in the health sciences, see the Health Sciences page.

    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
    • Oral Pathology
    • Orthodontics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics
    • Public Health Dentistry

    Learn more about the field of dentistry at the American Dental Education Association »

    Student involvement

    Pre-dental club; Laboratory assisting in Biology or Chemistry; work on ecosystem restoration projects; International Health and Development Club

  • Courses

    Course Requirements

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  • Advising

    Crystal Barrett

    Crystal Barrett

    Part-time/adjunct professor
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    Chad Tatko

    Chad Tatko

    Associate Professor
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