Drill-down into the detail of a dentistry career

Dentistry Work Experience

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Experience overview

What comes to mind when you think of dentistry? Routine check ups? A scary chair? Serious surgery? Cosmetics? This programme covers it all and more, so you can work out whether a career in dentistry is right for you!

Once you've completed this virtual work experience you'll have earned a lollipop.

What’s included?

Drill down into all the different disciplines in dentistry and discover the career routes available in the wider dental team. You'll even get to hear from dentists themselves and watch videos of dental procedures.

Students aged 13-19 are welcome to apply
Students aged 13-19 are welcome to apply
Certificate of completion
Certificate of completion
Approximately 10 hours to complete
Approximately 10 hours to complete
3 live webinars
3 live webinars
Complete at a pace that suits you
Complete at a pace that suits you
Patient Assessment and Examination Process

To understand the cause of the dental complaints and how to treat them, dentists assess patients’ histories and perform a clinical examination, we're going to explain the importance of getting an accurate patient history and the steps after diagnosis. In this module’s activity, you’ll write a list of questions you would ask a patient when taking a history.

Dental Problems
Dental Treatments
The Wider Dental Team

Available dates

To ensure that you get the very best experience, the number of places on each programme is limited. Apply soon to avoid missing your place. Good luck!
February
2022
Programme dates: 14th February - 25th February
Application deadline: 9th February

Meet industry professionals

We've worked with some awesome employers on our Dentistry Virtual Work Experience. Check out some of our speakers.
Company

Dr Gore

Practice Owner and Mentor at Totteridge Smile
Company

Dr Sharon Vaur Kirk

Educational Supervisor for Health Education England
Company

Dr Sana Sadiq

Dentist and Facial Aesthetics Doctor

What students say

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Thank you for taking the time to create this programme. The volunteers on the live sessions were all really nice and down to earth which was really good to hear proper experiences in this industry, without sugar coating or hiding anything. To the people who made this project brief and stuff for us: I really enjoyed it and I thought it was the perfect topic and it's nice to bring more awareness and knowledge of this subject to more people! Also all the videos were really nice on this programme. Very full of life and engaging!

Rhea
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Thank you for providing opportunity for young people like me who had no previous exposure to the industry/ This programme has some great elements that differentiates itself with other work experience providers. The programmeg particularly focuses on ourselves: our confidence, our skills and what we want to do in the future rather than just the work opportunities available and how to get there. I've really enjoyed this programme and hope there would be more opportunities into this specific field

Ci
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Thank you very much for this experience. This sector sounds fascinating and I will definitely explore more. During and after lockdown, my opportunities for work experience were completely erased. But thank to this wonderful virtual work experience, I am able to gather crucial experience to write down on my CV and personal statement. Thank you once again!

Evan
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