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Newly qualified

My first day in dental practice

My first day in dental practice

Finbar O’Mahony, a graduate from Cork dental school reflects on his very first day.

I began my journey as a newly qualified dentist with the West of Scotland scheme. At the induction day, all the new foundation dentists chatted eagerly about how our daybooks were looking for the next day. We all agreed that it had seemed like years since we had picked up a hand piece, and many worried that they would not remember how to do anything.

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