As a high school student, you may be wondering what you can do to prepare for a career in dentistry. From taking the right science classes to volunteering and working on handskills, there are many things that you can do right now to prepare for dental school.
A dentist must be able to work with precision on an extremely small scale. This requires exceptional hand-eye coordination to ensure the safety of patients and proficiency in the use of many different instruments. Here are some ways to practice hand skills before dental school.
As leaders in health care delivery, translational research and education across multiple diverse disciplines, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and UI Health are committed to training the health care leaders of the future. A key element in our curriculum is training using medical simulation techniques.
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Haas for receiving the “Distinguished Service Award”. The award is presented to individuals or couples whose consistent, exceptional, and meritorious service to the University has made a significant impact on the institution’s overall welfare and the advancement of its mission.
Many of our patients have complex care needs that require advanced orthodontic care. We help bring back their self-confidence and ability to live more fulfilling lives. Here's one story of how we moved more than a person's teeth. Our advanced orthodontic care team are doing more than just straightening teeth.