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Advice 22/02/2019

Top 10 elective planning tips

Top 10 elective planning tips

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When planning your elective, its essential to stay organised and have the right measures in place to help make your experience as stress free as possible. Here's our list of top 10 things to consider before and during your trip.

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12/09/2017

Top Tips for Final Year Dental Students

Top Tips for Final Year Dental Students

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We hope you find these top tips useful. Everyone has their own ways of making life a little easier. If you would like to include a top tip on this page please click on the tab below.

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22/08/2017

Compiling a portfolio...a guide to a painless experience

Compiling a portfolio...a guide to a painless experience

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Emily Hooper graduated from Bristol Dental School in 2013. She completed DF1 in Bath and has since completed Dental Core Trainee positions in Bristol and Newcastle. She currently works as a DCT 3 in Paediatric Dentistry.

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30/01/2017

DFT...there is another way

DFT...there is another way

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Saleem Hasanally is in his third year post-qualification after choosing to do his vocational training over two years at Porth Dental Teaching Unit in Wales. If you're thinking DFT is the only way, read Saleem's experience of training another way.

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11/01/2017

To DCT or not to DCT? That is the question.

To DCT or not to DCT? That is the question.

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Hannah qualified from Peninsula Dental School in 2015 and went on to complete her DF1 on the Oxford Scheme. Today she is a DCT1 in Paediatrics and Oral Surgery at Birmingham Dental Hospital, but she found the choice of applying for DCT a difficult one to make.

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Case study 15/12/2015

My first year in practice: a country change

My first year in practice: a country change

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The prospects for 2015 became exciting and far more concrete when I was given the opportunity to take up a full-time position in Roma with the South West Hospital and Health Service. After a quick Google search of how far away Roma actually was, I decided on a country change; from the white sandy beaches of Gold Coast to the red soil of south-west Queensland...

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06/10/2015

Working abroad

Working abroad

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Surinder has worked in NHS and private practice in the UK and now practises as a general dental practitioner in Singapore. Holding a holistic view to healthcare she enjoys working with anxious patients, carrying out oral surgery and is involved with public oral health teaching.

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07/08/2015

Prosthodontists - Aditya Naidu

Prosthodontists - Aditya Naidu

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In this section we focus on the different types of dentistry and speak to dentists who have chosen to follow alternative career paths. In this article we focus on prosthodontists written by Aditya Naidu.

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07/08/2015

Foundation Years - Joanna Christou

Foundation Years - Joanna Christou

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In this section we focus on the different types of dentistry and speak to dentists who have chosen to follow alternative career paths. In this article we focus on Foundation Year 1 as a dentist written by Joanna Christou.

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07/08/2015

Endodontics - Kreena Patel

Endodontics - Kreena Patel

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In this section we focus on the different types of dentistry and speak to dentists who have chosen to follow alternative career paths. In this article we focus on Post Graduate Endodontics written by Kreena Patel.

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07/08/2015

Orthodontics - Leila Khamashta-Ledezma

Orthodontics - Leila Khamashta-Ledezma

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In this section we focus on the different types of dentistry and speak to dentists who have chosen to follow alternative career paths. In this article we focus on Orthodontics written by Leila Khamashta-Ledezma.

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07/08/2015

Periodontics and Implant Dentistry - Mishal K Sachdev

Periodontics and Implant Dentistry - Mishal K Sachdev

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In this section we focus on the different types of dentistry and speak to dentists who have chosen to follow alternative career paths. In this article we focus on periodontics and implant dentistry written by Mishal K Sachdev.

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Advice 02/06/2015

Funding your dental elective

Funding your dental elective

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Your elective allows you to experience dentistry like never before in a completely different social and cultural environment. In this article I hope to share my experience of how I applied for funding to help with the cost of my elective and provide you with some useful tips.

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02/06/2015

Reflections - A Powerful Tool for Your Professional Development

Reflections - A Powerful Tool for Your Professional Development

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Ohsun Kwon graduated in 2013 from King's College London. After completing Dental Foundation Training last year, Ohsun is now working as a Dental Core Trainee in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Salisbury District Hospital.

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02/06/2015

Working for a corporate; is it really that bad?

Working for a corporate; is it really that bad?

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Adele graduated from Newcastle University in 2013 and has been working in general practice ever since. I have written this article to try and give an insight into my experience of working for a dental corporate, which can often be given a bad name.

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02/06/2015

The value of dental volunteering

The value of dental volunteering

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Mary Connolly studied at the University of Sheffield and graduated in 2012. She has undertaken a two year foundation training scheme in Newcastle upon Tyne and is now over half way through a year as an SHO in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Sunderland.

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01/06/2015

Volunteering in Malawi - The Warm Heart of Africa

Volunteering in Malawi - The Warm Heart of Africa

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Radhika Kotecha studied at the University of Manchester and graduated in 2013. She is currently working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department in Derby. Radhika has written this article to share her experience and inspire other young dentists to embark on a journey of a lifetime.

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