DENTIST - CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Career Scope for a Dentist:
There is a great scope for dentists in the present scenario. Nowadays, Indians are aware of the importance of oral health as compared to what it was some years ago. In addition to joining in a dental care facility, the graduates can also practice separately as part-time dentists in their own clinics. Once they gain trust among the locals, they will gain word of the mouth popularity. There are different specializations in dentistry. Candidates planning to do their PG should choose the specialization on the basis of their interest and also based on the income earning potential.
Options after BDS:
Once you successfully complete your BDS course, you will have different options in front of you. Here are the available options:
- You can choose to do MDS in your favourite specialisation. If this is the case, you should start preparing for NEET-PG
- You can work as a staff at your own college
- You can choose academic lecturer position in your own college
- You can look for government job opportunities by taking up UPSC examination
- You can choose to work as dentist abroad and can try for foreign job opportunities. There is a great demand for dentists in Gulf countries.
- The employment opportunity for Army Dental Corps opens every year and you can look for job notification to apply.
- You can open a clinic for yourself
- You can do MBA in Hospital Management to start your entrepreneurial ventures
- You have the option to do your MBA in Public Health Dentistry
- Apart from these options, you can also choose any of the modern-day options like becoming a dental YouTuber, Dental blogger and also you can start a dental tourism agency
In short, dentistry is a field that will open up a wide range of higher education and also employment options. You can choose one based on your interest and can shine in the selecting option.