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University of Michigan

Dentistry 101

University of Michigan via Coursera


Dentistry 101 is an introduction to the exciting and diverse field of dentistry through the lens of its many practitioners. If you’re interested in exploring dentistry as a profession, or if you’re ready to pursue a career in it and want to prepare yourself for dental school and the profession that lies ahead, Dentistry 101 will help you better envision the paths you can take.

If you complete Dentistry 101, you'll have a well-rounded introductory understanding of the field of dentistry, and you'll get glimpses of the profession that aren't always easily available. You'll also be better informed about, and more prepared for, the dental school admissions process if you choose to pursue it.


  • Introduction & Choosing a Career Path in Dentistry
  • Further Specialty Areas of Dentistry
  • Areas of Enhancement in Dentistry
  • Dental Schools & Conclusion

Taught by

Russell Taichman and Rogerio Castilho

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