Book Chapter

How to select a career in oral health

J Satur, Y Kawaguchi, N Herrera, RJ Mariño

Career Paths in Oral Health | Published : 2018


Oral health care offers a wide variety of roles for those considering a career in the oral health professions. Although the titles and definitions of these professions vary between countries, they are generally described as dental surgeons or dentists, specialist dentists, dental therapists/oral health therapists, dental hygienists, dental technicians, dental prosthetists, and dental assistants. Students considering a career in oral health should note the various different professions and understand that each one is defined by the education and training required. The educational pathway for each profession also varies considerably between countries. For example, in many countries, dental sur..

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