Dentist

Description

As a dentist, you will typically be examining the dental and oral dentisthygiene of patients, and either offering advice, or carrying out surgeries. Other tasks may include:

  • operating technical equipment such as X-ray machines
  • keeping an accurate record of a patient’s dental structure (which may need to be used to identify an individual)
  • keeping up-to-date with developments in dentistry
  • working with a medical nurse and a medical receptionist
  • continuing training and specializing

How to Qualify

Many universities offer Degree: BDS or BChD, Duration of the course: 5 years full-time study. Practical and clinical work is done in the dental hospital attached to the university.

Where to Study

1. University of Pretoria

2 University of Cape Town

3. UL

4. UKZN

5. Wits

6. UWC

and many more.

Potential Employers

 

  • Private practice
  • Hospitals
  • Municipal clinics
  • Industries
  • Universities
  • Research Institutions

 

YOUTUBE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJkUTE-vn2A

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