Future Oral Health Workforce Day

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 Assistant

Dental assistants help dentists by increasing productivity, safety, and efficiency.

Dental Hygienist

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.