Many of the dentists who are currently working have made their career related decision in their late high school or near the beginning of college. It is never too late to start thinking seriously about your career goals especially for dentistry. It is a rapidly growing and changing profession. Basically dentists deal with the problems of teeth and tissues in the mouth. They also give advice and guidance to prevent any sort of future oral problems as well. The basic problems which dentists detect and guide patients about are the use of right fluorides, brushing, flossing and diet. They also do some operational works as well including fill cavities, tooth decay, x rays analysis, placing protective plastic sealants on children's teeth to straighten them up, tooth decay and repair fractured teeth. In case of surgery they do some work over gums and supporting bones to cure gum diseases.
Dentistry has turned in to one of the most lucrative profession. There are excessive opportunities for the dental professionals in the fields like cosmetic dentistry and also pediatric dentistry. After specializing more in dentistry domain by doing some additional certifications, you will receive better opportunities with more choices. Varieties of dental jobs other than the mainstream jobs are available with specific specializations and diplomas as well with a path towards mainstream jobs too, such as dental assistant. Additionally, a mainstream job field for dental surgeon is on the rise due to lots of increasing surgical issues.
To start career in dentistry one should decide his/her career goals after high school or before starting college so that there are lot of options available to step in to the dentistry domain. Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) is a quite strong option to start your career. For this reason taking admission in a college for dental sciences is required. The admission process of a college for dentistry is competitive and due to the high demand many students apply for admission. Most of these colleges have an entry test process and official academic credentials evaluation process as well.
There are lots of schools and universities in Middle East, Europe, Asia and America. But for the convenience point of view Middle East is the best option because there you can find prestigious colleges and school of dentistry with latest facilities and equipment. A medical college in UAE is more likely to offer you scholarship as well. Secondly, students from Asia and other continents will have an international and quality education system with affordable prices and no complex visa procedures. If you want a more optimized environment within Middle East with a diversity of cultures then you should select a college of dentistry from UAE. It is a country with a stabilized economy and comfortable life style.
After analyzing all these factors you have the whole picture of what you will gain after completing your degree or certificate and now you can define your career goals more accurately. Good look for your career hunt as a dentist.