Dentistry

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Dentistry

  1. 1. • Study of Oral Cavity • Major aspect of the health of the human body • Dentists prevent or treat any oral disease or condition • Many different types of dentistry
  2. 2. • • • • • • • • • Dental Public Health Endodontic/Root Canals Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry Periodontics Prosthodontics
  3. 3. • • • • DAT (Dental Aptitude Test) Bachelors degree in Sciences ex. Chemistry or Biology Complete Dental Degree Program (4 years) DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) or DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine)
  4. 4. • • • • • • • • Multitasking Creativity Flexibility Personal Satisfaction Public Speaking Communication Leadership Empathy
  5. 5. • • • • Receptionist Hygienist CDA Observing dentists
  6. 6. • CDA – $25,000 – $50,000 • Dental Hygienist – $50, 000 - $85, 000 • Dentist - $100,000 - $250, 000
  7. 7. • You can tell whether a person is right-handed or lefthanded by the side of their mouth they do the majority of chewing on • Right handed people use right side, left handed people use left side • NO ONE has the exact same set of teeth – even twins teeth are different. Tongue prints are unique too! • Tooth decay is the second most common disease after the cold • Tooth enamel is the hardest part of the human body
  8. 8. • • • • • Remove tooth decay Fill cavities Examine x-rays Extract teeth Apply sealants to teeth
  9. 9. • • • • • • • • • Multitasking Skills Public Speaking Skills Communication Skills Leadership Skills Able to focus Creativity skills Personal Satisfaction Good imagination Good problem solver
  10. 10. • Interesting • Lots to do with sciences • High salary • Many different cases • Constantly learning new things • Opportunities to work with many different people • Help lots of people! • Lots of different fields of dentistry • Not a difficult transition between them
  11. 11. • Lalani, Karim. Personal interview. 7 May 2012. • (fillings, nature of their general training they can carry out the majority of dental treatments such as restorative, and crowns. "Dentistry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dentistry>. • "Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Program - UBC Dentistry." UBC Dentistry - The Faculty of Dentistry at The University of British Columbia. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2012. <http://www.dentistry.ubc.ca/Education/DMD/>. • James, Robert. Dentists. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Book Co., 1995. Print. • "UBC Dentistry - The Faculty of Dentistry at The University of British Columbia." UBC Dentistry - The Faculty of Dentistry at The University of British Columbia. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2012. <http://www.dentistry.ubc.ca/>.
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