High School students learn about dental health professions― including dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, and lab tech―in this one-day workshop.
The agenda includes: hands-on activities, information on the prerequisites needed to apply to dental training programs and admissions preparation, and additional opportunities for furthering their interest in a dental career.
2023-24 Future Oral Health Workforce Day Events
|Event Date||Event Location||Participating High Schools||Application|
|March or April, 2024 (TBD)||Lake Superior Community Health Center, Superior, WI||Denfeld, Northwestern, Solon Springs, & Superior||Opening in early spring 2024|
|Wednesday, April 24, 2024||Lakeshore Technical College||All Wisconsin high schools||Opening in early spring 2024|
Explore Oral Health Careers
Dental assistants help dentists by increasing productivity, safety, and efficiency.
Dental hygienists work with patients to provide preventive oral health care.
Dental Lab Technician
Dental lab technicians work in a dental lab, using detailed written instructions and molds or scans of the patient’s teeth and/or soft tissues to create dental devices.
Dentists are doctors who provide oral health care through evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the mouth.