Physics, chemistry and biology are requirements for this career
Pursue science until 12th standard
You need to score well in the national medical exam to apply for relevant university courses
Appear for NEET UG Exam
Get a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree
This is a 4 year program with an additional year of mandatory internship
– Dental anatomy – Microbiology – Oral Medicine – General Surgery – Preventive Dentistry – Endodontics
Some of the courses you will learn are:
– Manipal College of Dental Sciences – Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences – Goverment Dental College, Mumbai
Indian universities to study dentistry:
There are lot of deemed universities that teach BDS.
After your bachelor’s, you can work at a hospital (public or private) or open your own clinic
Practice as a professional dentist
Pursue a Master’s degree
This can allow you to get more qualifications and become specialised in one field
Some of the specializations you can pursue are:
– Periodontics – Prosthodontics – Orthodontics
Salary range for a dentist- Rs. 4 to 50 lakhs per annum
The salary has a wide range as it depends on the skill level & specialization of the dentist, and if they established their own clinic.
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