Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.



No description

Jenny Bagalawis

on 22 January 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Dentist

Dentist Career
How much?
greatly on her/his area of expertise
(Doctors of teeth)
Also attend dental school (4 years) -> accredited American Dental Association
DAT or Dental Admissions Test
Bachelor's degree (4 complete years of any science course)
4 years are broken down:
2 years of non-clinical
2 years of clinical
varies due to their location
depends on their specialty & their amount of hours working
After completing the program:
become a DDS
OR become a DMD
dentists who work in private offices or work alongside other health practitioners -> paid really well
best-paid -> earn more than $187,999
lowest-paid -> earn less than $74,490
Requires a degree in dentistry from an accredited school and is licensed to practice
Work Conditions
most dentists work fulltime; spend approximately 36 hours per week in their practices (33 hours per week is spent treating patients)
Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Examines and treats diseases and injuries of teeth and gums
Recommends braces or surgery to correct any malformations
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
Works under general supervision
$68.62 per hour
average salary -> more than $140,000 per year
every year -> amount differentiates
others -> teach in dental education programs, conduct research, and/or deliver care in the Armed Forces, the Indian Health Service, the U.S. Public Health Service, or other clinical settings
have great flexibility in determining the number of hours per week they choose to work
generally work regular 40-hour workweeks
In the United States-> licensure requirements vary from state to state
applicants must meet three basic requirements: education, written examination, and clinical examination
University of Michigan - School of Dentistry
University of Minnesota - School of Dentistry
Harvard School of
Dental Medicine
Harvard School
of Dental Medicine
Advanced graduate education programs such as orthodontics, periodontology, and implantology
its own clinical facility -> Harvard's only school with this distinction
research conducted by alumni and faculty at this school focuses on systemic and oral health
U.S. News and World Report ranked Harvard #1 on its 2012 list of Best Colleges
ranked the best out of the top three U.S. dentistry schools
can lead to a Master of Medical Sciences or Doctor of Medical Sciences
aims to improve research training and clinical application
Questions? :)
Full transcript