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It goes without saying that teeth are very important to almost everyone. So if giving people a bright, shiny and healthy smile sounds like your idea of a great way to spend your day, then becoming a dentist could be the next appointment you need to make f

While some people may think that dentists have a pretty regular kind of job, there is actually more to it than meets the eye. How many people ACTUALLY enjoy going to the dentist? Probably close to zero. So there are many challenges that face dentists, from actually convincing people to come in to see them, and then treating them with care and consideration so as to ensure their experience won’t put them off coming back again in the future.

Being a dentist isn’t just about fixing holes these days either, and while of course that is a big part of their role, dentists can also have a pretty special part to play when it comes to people’s confidence. Advances in equipment and technology means changing the look of teeth is easier than it once was, so if people are unhappy with the way their teeth look, specialist dentists can help with a variety of procedures.       

Generally dentists study and treat diseases, injuries and problems of the mouth, teeth, gums and jaw and they also educate patients on how to avoid oral health problems. But this is dentistry in its simplest form, as it can also be a highly specialised, challenging and rewarding career.