Annual ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors: 2008 Graduating Class

This annual survey of U.S. dental school seniors, conducted by ADEA, reveals:

  • the reasons students pursued a career in dentistry
  • how students financed their dental education
  • students' educational debt
  • their practice and postdoctoral educational plans following graduation
  • opinions of the time spent on instruction in various subject areas
  • community-based dental education
  • cultural competency
  • view on dental care and public policy, and
  • non-education debt experience.

Read the full survey results in the Journal of Dental Education .

Go back to ADEA Surveys & Reports.