In the United States, themajority of dental schools have dentistryclinics for students. The University of Washington's School of Dentistry in Seattle has amedical centerfor itspre-doctoral students to provide dental careforpatients.Thestudents are strictly monitored by professional faculty dentists.
Common dental services provided at student dental clinics include cleanings, toothwhitening, fillings, mouth guards, dental repairs,aesthetic procedures and minor surgeries. Fees charged at student dental clinicsare generally lower compared to a private setting.
For those interested in locating studentdental clinics in their areas, inquiries can be made from the state dental organization, as suggested by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. An index of dental schools is also available at the American Dental Association website.