Starting something new is exciting. There’s a rush of adrenaline, motivation that makes you laser-focused on your goals, and the actions you take make you feel as if you are making great strides toward the finish line. The good news? These are some of the best feelings in the world, fostering productivity and adding meaning to your day - ASDA
A two-step plan could help address the physician shortage and lack of access to dental care.
Step aside, dentists, there’s a new best job in town. For the first time in years, dentist didn’t nab the top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. Though the list was, as usual, dominated by the health care industry, first place went to another field altogether: tech.
Dentistry might appeal to you if you want to improve people’s wellness and oral health. It’s a hands-on profession that often calls for creative problem-solving. Dentistry can also be an ideal path to owning your own practice, setting your own schedule, and earning a six-figure income.
But there’s one big drawback to a career in dentistry: dental school debt. Here’s what you need to consider before taking out loans for school.
"You're in a career where nobody wants to see you and you're the last place they want to come back to and it's depressing."
Each year, the horizons of dentistry are expanded and new areas of dental service are created. In practice, industry, government, dental societies, national scientific organizations, and educational institutions there is a critical need for dental manpower.
The purpose of this study was to identify a testing mechanism that could predict a student's hand skills performance if they chose a career in dentistry
There are many reasons to choose dentistry as a career. Dentistry offers an opportunity to make a difference in your patients’ health and well-being. It's a career that allows you a chance to be your own boss and own a dental practice.
How do I know if being a dentist is right for me? This be the most overlooked and undervalued question, while being perhaps the most important one. In my case, I somehow knew I wanted to drill people’s teeth since I was 5.
Dentists are often unhappy because they graduate with huge student loans (often around $200,000), and their jobs largely come with all the pressures—but not as much prestige—of running your own medical practice. It can’t help either of these career fields that everybody jokes about lawyers, and about how much they hate dentists.
For fourth year dental students, graduation is just around the corner. In this post, the dentists who wrote “So You Want to be a Dentist?” offer some advice they wish they’d had before graduating dental school.
Hi, I’m Richard Dawson, the founder of Dental School Digest! I created this website with the vision that it will someday serve as a community hub for current and future dental students.
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A vivid and sometimes humoristic excuse of one former dental school student and recent PhD student not to work.
ADEA offers the latest resources for students, faculty, and deans and administrators looking to move forward in their careers in dentistry and allied health. These resources include ADEA's leading application services and databases for health and dental careers.
The future looks bright for dentistry and the nation''s oral health in the 21st century. Post-natal stem cell research, gene therapy transfer and links between oral health and systemic health (other body systems) will reshape dental practice in the 21st century.
Dentists typically complete eight years of education beyond high school. They earn their certification with courses in anatomy, clinical sciences, microbiology, and physiology. In the last two years of training, students treat patients in supervised clinical settings.