If you are someone who wants to make a difference in the
place you live or dreams about helping to change health care on a community,
state or national level, you may find the perfect profession in dental public
health. Dental public health professionals develop policies and programs, such
as health care reform, that affect the community at large.
A career in dental public health requires advanced
education, ranging from certificate programs to master’s and doctoral programs.
While the amount of time varies widely depending on the educational option you
choose, the average program length is 14 months.
Currently, you can choose from 15 programs in the United