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The Transition from dental school to foundation training

The Transition from dental school to foundation training

Glasgow graduate Shad Jaff shares his experience of leaving dental school and stepping into the big wide world of work!

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Foundation Training - The First Six Months

Foundation Training - The First Six Months

 
Kaelan O’ Shea graduated from University College Cork in June 2013. He currently works in Wigan as part of the Dental Foundation Year 1 Scheme.
The life of a dental student isn’t easy. They really make you work for it if you want those letters after your name

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My life as a young dentist

My life as a young dentist

Katharine graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 2002 and joined the Royal Navy as a dental officer on a five year commission. Her first year in the Navy was spent completing a foundation training year.

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My life as a dentist- After graduation

My life as a dentist- After graduation

Martin Amsel graduated from University in 1971 and shares what happened next and how young dentists can learn from this.
 

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My life so far as a young dentist

My life so far as a young dentist

I was lucky to be in a large practice, which had two foundation dentist trainees (we were known as vocational trainees then). My foundation dentistry year was such fun! A lot of my university friends were in my foundation dentistry scheme and we socialised a great deal and did not think about our future’s much.

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The dilemma- Options after foundation training

The dilemma- Options after foundation training

Laura Thorne shares her experience of having to make that ever so tough decision of deciding what to do after dental foundation training. In this article she discusses the different options that are available to dental graduates.

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Foundation Dentistry - Are You Unsure Of Which Path To Choose?

Foundation Dentistry - Are You Unsure Of Which Path To Choose?

Katherine qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010 with BDS and gained her MFDS from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in May 2012.

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Top Tips for Your Dental Foundation Training

Top Tips for Your Dental Foundation Training

Graduating dental school brings the feeling of relief and excitement that you have finally succeeded. The long stressful journey of exams, case presentations and trying to find patients to complete your treatment quotas is now over, you’ve finally done it, and you have obtained your BDS qualification.

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The Transition from Dental School to Foundation Training

The Transition from Dental School to Foundation Training

The first day of foundation training can be daunting. It will be the first day when you introduce yourself as “the dentist” and no longer a student. With this comes new found responsibility and freedom to make your own treatment plans.

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Laying the Right Foundations for your Career in Dentistry

Laying the Right Foundations for your Career in Dentistry

Cassie graduated from Bart's and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry in 2012 and completed her first year of dental foundation training in London. She is currently in her second year of dental foundation training which involves working within the community dental services as well as dental hospitals in London and Essex.

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