Take action on dental student debt
Did you know the average dental school graduate in 2014 carries $247,227 in student loan debt, up from $221,000 in 2013? While this debt may not be the sole factor in determining whether a new dentist will choose a career of private practice over public service, 61 percent of graduating seniors say it does influence their decision.
The infographic uses data gathered by the American Dental Education Association. Please take action now and contact your representative about this important issue, please visit ADA.org/Engage.