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Find out what you should be doing for each year of high school to improve your chances of getting into the college of your choice and make the application process easier.

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Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, D.D.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina
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Jennifer Cyriaque

“I encourage students to go for it in whatever it is that they aspire to do. Build on your natural abilities and your interests, and see where those things lead you. Don’t let people tell you that you can’t accomplish your goals. There are no mistakes, only life experiences."

Activities

Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums and related oral structures. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues.

Minimum Education Required

D.D.S. or D.M.D.

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