Dentistry is a growing industry, with thousands of students studying to become dentists and orthodontists every single year. With so many options of where to go in the dental field, how do you know if the one you choose is your perfect match? People going into the medical field don’t usually get queasy easily, but there are several other deciding factors as to whether you would make a successful dentist or orthodontist. This video outlines one individual’s experience with discovering her future career path in dentistry.
Whether you strive to be a family orthodontist, an independent practice, or a specialist in a certain area of the dental industry, several years of rigorous study are required. Before committing to a program you aren’t sure about, there are many factors to consider.
Being a dental professional requires a ton of personal sacrifice. Countless hours are required for a person to go through the necessary training to become a dentist. These crazy hours don’t stop at school either. You may be required to work during inconvenient hours and for massive time blocks as well. If this sounds like a great fit, then dentistry may be perfect for you!