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Opportunities During Foundation Training

Opportunities During Foundation Training

Nelson Wan qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2013. He is part of the West 1 VT scheme and work as a Foundation Dental Practitioner (FDP) in Ayrshire and Arran in a mixed NHS/Independent/Denplan practice. He has interests in endodontics, restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry – especially short-term orthodontics.

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Working as a foundation dentist

Working as a foundation dentist

After graduating from Cardiff University School of Dentistry I embarked on entering the big bad world of work.

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Working as a Senior House Officer and as a Dental Officer in a community setting

Working as a Senior House Officer and as a Dental Officer in a community setting

My appointment was split in to two posts: one as an Oral Surgery Senior House Officer at Cardiff University School of Dentistry and one as a Dental Officer at Barry Community Clinic.

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Stepping outside the comfort zone – my first training post

Stepping outside the comfort zone – my first training post

When I began my dentistry degree in 2007 at Queen's University Belfast, the course boasted a 100% employment rate following graduation.

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Foundation dentists in the community

Foundation dentists in the community

The foundation dentist

'Rocks' may not be quite the answer that you expect when you ask a group of children the question; 'what can harm your teeth?'

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The recruitment process of foundation training

The recruitment process of foundation training

If you have just commenced foundation training read a personal perspective of the recruitment process and tell us about your own experiences of the system.

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Whose problem?

Whose problem?

Simon Quelch discusses the boundaries of responsibility that exist between the trainer and the foundation dentist.

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Ten tips before commencing work in a dental practice

Ten tips before commencing work in a dental practice

Karen Grealis graduated from Dublin in 2012. In this article she shares some of her tips for starting working in a dental practice.

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Preparing for Dental Foundation year one

Preparing for Dental Foundation year one

Amit Patel graduated from Leeds University in 2012. In this article he demonstrates some the important practical steps you can take to ease the transition from University to general dental practice which can be used as a checklist before commencing your dental foundation training.

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DF1 Reflections

DF1 Reflections

Alex Holden gives advice on how a young dentist should handle themselves when embarking on a DF1 (Dental Foundation Training Year 1) scheme.

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