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Dental Work Experience 2024

Dental Work Experience 2024

Looking for dental work experience? Students will get the opportunity to participate in some of the most unique experiences in the field of dentistry, such as drilling teeth and making impressions on mannequin heads. They will also be able to observe and assist dentists in an actual dental clinic, and gather dental histories from real patients.

  • Run by Dentists
  • Gain Practical Dental Skills
  • Certificate Provided
  • Gain Competitive UCAS Advantage

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Gain experience being a dentist

Are you a student who dreams of a career in dentistry? Looking for a way to gain an edge over other applicants and stand out in a highly competitive field? During the programme, you will have the chance to participate in hands-on experiences that few others have access to. You’ll get to drill teeth and take impressions on phantom heads, shadow experienced dentists in a real dental clinic, and even take patient histories from actual patients.

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Gain experience being a dentist

Are you a student who dreams of a career in dentistry? Looking for a way to gain an edge over other applicants and stand out in a highly competitive field? During the program, you will have the chance to participate in hands-on experiences that few others have access to. You'll get to drill teeth and take impressions on phantom heads, shadow experienced dentists in a real dental clinic, and even take patient histories from actual patients.

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Dentistry Work Experience

See what's included in our dentistry work experience

1 or 2 Week Dentistry Work Experience in Central London

1Life as a Dentist
2UCAT
3Dental Practice
4UCAS
5MMI & Interview
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Insight from Dentists

You'll have the chance to speak directly with dentists from a variety of specialties.Whether you're interested in pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, you'll have the chance to learn directly from experienced practitioners.

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UCAT Teaching

Our packed schedule includes award-winning strategies proven to improve performance in UCAT to help you succeed in your application.

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Dental Practice Day

You'll learn about dental anatomy, disease and treatment, build your manual dexterity by practicing giving fillings and making dental impressions.

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Perfect your personal statement

Together we can begin your medical application, and work on planning your timeline for the next year, including writing your Personal Statement, choosing medical schools and preparing for interviews.

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Prepare for the interview

The dentistry interview can be very competitive, especially with the MMI component. We'll go through Dos and Don'ts of the MMI and also do a mock circuit!

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It was incredible and provided invaluable first-hand experience in the field. The highlight for me was learning how to suture, a vital skill for any dental surgeon. I highly recommend this program to anyone looking to gain real-world insight into dentistry and develop manual dexterity.

Raul Patel

Dental Applicant (17)

The plan for your
Dentistry Work Experience

  • Week 1
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You can choose between a 1 or 2 week programme. By the end of this first week, you'll have a competitive advantage over other applicants. You'll be able to demonstrate real-world dentistry experience and a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed as a dentist.

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D1
Career in Dentistry

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You'll spend a day in a dental practice.

- Learn aims and principles of dental care

- Build communication skills and understand perspectives on patient care

- Learn principles of oral care

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D2
Dental Practice

  • Week 1
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You'll spend a second day shadowing dentists and hygienists to learn more about the profession.

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D2
Dental Skills

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Skills include:

- See oral hygiene and photography in action: make crafted teeth moulds and practice giving fillings.

- Perform patient x-rays and treatment planning: gain practical experience in taking and analyzing x-rays, and learn how to develop effective treatment plans based on your findings.

- Hone your skills in dental impressions: develop your practical skills and learn how to cast accurate impressions, a critical element in successful dental treatment planning.

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D3
UCAT

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- Tips on how to succeed in UCAT

- Time saving UCAT techniques

- Navigating UCAT Calculator

- UCAT Textbook provided

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D4
MMI & Dental Interview

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- Tips on preparing for dental interview

- In person MMI circuit

- Dos and Dont's of MMI Interviews

- Coaching from Dentists on MMI Panels

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Timetable

  • Week 2
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You will spend the whole week furthering your skills in dentistry, including shadowing professionals in a dental practice and learning further hands-on skills.

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Dental Practice

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You will shadow dentists during initial patient consultations. You'll learn how to conduct oral examinations, understand the importance of medical histories, and observe diagnostic techniques such as X-rays and oral cancer screenings.

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Dental Practice

  • Week 2
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Witness the process of developing treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs. Learn about the considerations for various dental conditions and the logistics of scheduling multiple appointments for treatments.

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Dental Skills

  • Week 2
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You'll be able to hone your skills from week 1 and learn new dental skills alongside the professionals.

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UCAT 2

  • Week 2
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You'll learn further tips and tricks to acing the UCAT with walkthrough scenarios by the experts.

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MMI Circuit 2

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You'll be able to participate in a second MMI circuit and build upon the feedback from the previous week.

Accommodation
Available

  • Accommodation
  • Safety
  • Food
  • Requirements

You have the option of adding on our accommodation located in Central London at UCL University Halls (Euston) with 24 hour security and CCTV which includes breakfast and dinner included.

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Safety is our main
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Students will be supported 24/7 with on-site Medic Mind staff who are safeguarding and first-ained trained and have enhanced DBS checks.

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We cater for all
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  • Accommodation
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  • Requirements

Warm breakfast, packed lunch and hot dinner will be provided with our accommodation option at our UCL halls.

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No previous experience required!

  • Accommodation
  • Safety
  • Food
  • Requirements

Our dental work experience is available for students aged 16+ who are seeking to pursue a career in the dental profession. Our 5-day dentistry placement is located in central London in various settings.

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Our Reviews

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Mohammad Khan

Feb 2023

As a parent, I was impressed with the comprehensive nature of Dentist Mind's work experience program. My child came home with a new level of confidence and a deep understanding of what it takes to be a successful dentist

Priya Patel

Jan 2022

"I had an amazing time at Dentist Mind's work experience program! The highlight for me was learning how to perform X-rays and interpret the results."

Nguyen Tran

Oct 2022

"The prosthetics lab was my favourite part of Dentist Mind's work experience program. I loved learning how to cast impressions and create dental restorations."

Rachel Kim

Oct 2022

"I highly recommend Dentist Mind's work experience program. Not only did I get to hone my suturing skills, but I also learned how to conduct patient consultations and develop effective treatment plans."

Ahmed Ali

June 2020

"I was initially nervous about participating in Dentist Mind's work experience program, but the staff were incredibly supportive and made the whole experience fun and engaging."

Maria Hernandez

June 2022

"Dentist Mind's work experience program was an amazing opportunity to gain real-world insight into the field of dentistry. I loved being able to speak with practicing dentists and learn from their experiences."

Abdi Jama

June 2022

"The case study portion of Dentist Mind's work experience program was challenging but incredibly rewarding. I learned how to analyse complex dental issues and develop effective treatment plans."

Mei Ling Chen

July 2022

"Dentist Mind's work experience program exceeded my expectations. Not only did I learn how to take impressions and create dental restorations, but I also gained valuable insight into the business side of dentistry."

Omar Farooq

July 2022

"I highly recommend Dentist Mind's work experience program for anyone interested in pursuing a career in dentistry. The hands-on experience is invaluable!"

Jade Wong

July 2022

Dentist Mind's work experience program gave me the confidence to pursue my dream of becoming a dentist. I loved learning how to conduct patient consultations and develop effective treatment plans."

Aaliyah Khan

July 2022

"The suturing portion of Dentist Mind's work experience program was challenging but incredibly rewarding. I now feel confident in my ability to handle a wide range of dental procedures."

Jackson Kim

July 2022

Dentist Mind's work experience program was an amazing opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of dentistry. I loved learning how to take X-rays and analyze the results

Fatima Ahmed

July 2022

As a parent, I was thrilled to see my child gain so much practical experience at Dentist Mind's work experience program. They came home with a newfound passion for dentistry!

Ryan Patel

July 2022

Dentist Mind's work experience program provided a great opportunity to explore the field of dentistry and learn from practicing professionals. I loved learning how to cast dental impressions!

Amara Singh

July 2022

I highly recommend Dentist Mind's work experience program. The staff were incredibly knowledgeable and supportive, and I came away with a deep understanding of what it takes to be a successful dentist.

Why Choose Our Dentistry Summer School 2024?

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  • Led by Dentists
  • Accomodation + Food Available
  • Trusted by Schools & NHS
  • Central London Location
  • Certificates Provided
  • Safeguarding Team 24/7
  • Flexible Payments
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Dentistry Work Experience 2024 Packages

If you need any help deciding, feel free to give us a call on 020 3305 9593 or email us on [email protected]. If you are considering one of the tutoring packages, we are happy to offer a 30 minute 1-1 trial lesson via Zoom, so you can see first hand the value of 1-1 mentoring.

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1-2 Days

1-2 Days

  • Choose any 1 day from:
  • UCAT
  • Personal Statement
  • MMI & Interview
  • Dental Practical Day
  • Palliative Care Placement
3-4 Days

3-4 Days

  • Choose any 3/4 days from:
  • UCAT
  • Personal Statement
  • MMI & Interview
  • Dental Practical Day
  • Palliative Care Placement
5 Days

5 Days

  • 1 Week Work Experience
  • UCAT
  • Personal Statement
  • MMI & Interview
  • Dental Practical Day
  • Palliative Care Placement

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