Money Matters

The cost of a dental education depends on many factors, but the bottom line is that while dental school is expensive, it should prove to be an affordable and worthwhile investment. Dental students depend on a variety of options to finance their dental educations, such as grants, scholarships and loans, so it is important that you stay informed about all your options. 

Devoting time now to planning how you will pay for dental school is just as important as applying. The investment you make should prove rewarding, as dentists rank among the top wage earners in the nation.


  • A dental education is an affordable and worthwhile investment.
  • There are multiple ways to finance your dental education.
  • Responsible budgeting and responsible borrowing can lessen the long-term effects of paying for dental school.
  • While you are ultimately responsible for financing your dental education, there are a lot of resources to help you.