Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Hygiene Students

The materials on this page will assist dental hygiene students with better managing their student loans and planning their overall repayment strategies. The AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator can also help.



NEW! Financing a Dental Hygiene Education (August 2019)

This one-page primer provides succinct guidance on cost considerations, smart budgeting and student loan portfolios. In addition, it lists action items and additional resources. Students are encouraged to have this primer handy when they talk with their school financial aid officers.

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NEW!  Public Service Loan Forgiveness: What Every Dental Student, Resident and Fellow Should Know (updated July 2019)

Download this two-pager on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, which explains the program, how dental school and dental hygiene borrowers can qualify, and provides resources to help determine if PSLF should be part of a borrower’s repayment strategy. Included are two different scenarios with forgiveness estimates for dental school graduates using the AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator.

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NEW!  AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator Fact Sheet for Dental Hygiene Students (July 2019)

This one-page primer provides important information on the AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator (AAMC/ADEA DLOC), a FREE resource for dental hygiene students and the only repayment and calculator tool designed specifically for dental and dental hygiene students. Please watch the tutorial available at adea.org/dloc

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Financing a Dental Hygiene Education (January 2019)

This narrated presentation provides succinct guidance on cost considerations, smart budgeting and student loan portfolios. In addition, it lists action items and additional resources. Students are encouraged to have this primer handy when they talk with their school financial aid officers. 

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AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator – Tips for using the AAMC/ADEA DLOC to manage your student loans

This narrated presentation will help you understand how to easily use the AAMC/ADEA DLOC to help you manage your student loans and determine the best repayment strategy after you graduate, regardless of your ultimate career plans.

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Simple Steps to Repayment for Dental Hygiene Graduates (January 2018)

This one-page primer provides succinct guidance on how to determine the best repayment strategy for your student loans when you graduate. This document is highly recommended for all dental hygiene students, but especially those about to graduate.  

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