Pre-Dentistry

Pre-Dentistry2019-04-05T17:59:55+00:00

The pre-dentistry program at Centre offers all of the classes that you need to get into dental school. Centre’s acceptance rate into dental school exceeds 90 percent.

Pre-Dentistry

A dental degree is the stepping stone to a career in dentistry, oral-facial surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, and other oral health fields.

Many of our pre-dental students do internships with local dentists, and participate in the free Saturday clinics offered by the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

Pre-dentistry students should consult with faculty advisor Professor Aaron Godlaski and can reach him by email here.

What Courses Should I Take?

Students interested in pursuing a degree in dentistry after Centre should expect to take courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and other disciplines.

Suggested Courses for Pre-Dentistry Students

  • Introduction to Genetics (BIO 210)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO 226)
  • Microbiology (BIO 340)
  • Histology (BIO 345)
  • Immunology (BIO 355)
  • Cellular Neurobiology (BIO 385)
  • Biostatistics (BIO 390)
  • Introduction to Biochemistry & Cell Biology (BMB 210)
  • Cell Biology (BMB 340)
  • General Chemistry I (CHE 131)
  • Organic Chemistry I (CHE 241)
  • Introduction to Statistics (MAT 130)
  • Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences (PHY 120)
  • Physiological Psychology (PSY 295)

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