As a dentist you will have a keen interest in oral mouth care and helping patients to be good with their hygiene and oral health care and show them how to take care of their teeth and deal with any problems that they may be having. You will see a variety of patients from the very young to old and need to be able to communicate with all levels of people. You will need to be able to provide reassurance to your patients as some people are scared of visiting the dentist and especially when dealing with young children.
You will need to have good standards of hygiene and follow strict rules of the practice in order to operate as a Dentist. You will also be regularly tested and updated to ensure that you keep up to date with the new and latest techniques and skills required in dentistry.
If you are looking to know how to write your personal statement, please see the below example which you can use as a guide.Dentistry Personal Statement Example
I am an intelligent and professional dentist and have always had a keen interest in oral hygiene and helping patients to establish a good routine to be able to look after their teeth and gums. I feel that I have excellent communication skills and I am able to build up a good rapport with my patients and put them at ease during their visit.
I am eager to learn new skills and like to keep on top of any new dentistry developments. I am career conscious and keen to develop my career and help my employer to try new techniques to stay ahead of the competition.
I am hardworking and dedicated to my profession and self motivated in the work that I do. I am very keen to progress my career within the career choice I have made.