The joy of changing a person’s life by creating a beautiful, healthy smile is one of the intangible rewards of being a dentist that can’t be deliberated. Be your own boss and have flexibility in choosing your working hour as per your convenience is another boon to this profession. Explore the world of human biology by studying the basics and later on mastering in the particular desired branch and enhance the current treatment moralities, for those who aspire to explore the unexplored.
The profession of a dentist is an extremely complex field to enter. It is both challenging and rewarding. But once you phantom the hurdles and have the basic knowledge and understanding of the field you can be anything that you want. The point is to have THE KNOWLEDGE.
To be frank every profession is not for everyone, some fields suits some people better than the rest or otherwise you have to change yourself according to the desired profession. So dentistry is for those who love biology, medicines, interacting with people, who have confidence, aptitude, and it’s for those who don’t want to spend whole of their time studying (because it’s not all about cramming). Especially this is the field for those who like to question, and have the interest in designing (trust me you have a lot to design and show your artistic capability in this field).
If you are totally new to this field and have a few qualities described in the above text, or can acquire those should very well consider yourself conditioned for this profession. I would totally describe dentistry to be fit for those who want to study medicine and explore the branch, and have artistic hands, observant eyes. Medical and dental profession are said to be the toughest, but this is only a rumor. Dentistry is as easy as any other profession. If you have interest in biology, you will like the syllabus and it will be a piece of cake for you. Trust me, we enjoy as much as students of any other profession, if not more.
This profession has great advances to offer you, with the aging population and increase in access to care, the demand and need for dentistry is on the hike. It has grown a lot in the last twenty years and it is going to grow even more in developing countries like India. People now pay a lot of attention to the outer beauty of the other individual. Therefore more and more people are thus going for aesthetic base treatment without caring for the hefty amount of money it requires.
Self employment, success potential, creativity, reputation among peers, satisfaction of providing services to the needy or helping those in pain and rectifying someone’s facial profile are some of the basic delights of dentistry which makes you feel like a better person on second though scratch that it does make you a better person.
Private clinic, hospital management, army recruitment and job in railway or pharmaceutical companies are some of the future prospects available after BDS. You can go for masters in the specific branch you want to further acquire more knowledge in. After completion of post graduation you can became a reputed professor in dental college or work with any research forum.