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How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Dentist?

interest and aptitude required to become a dentist

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RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Dentist?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Dentist mainly look after or preserve teeth by filling, crowning and scaling. They extract teeth and design and fill artificial dentures. They undertake to operate surgically on the jaw, and some specialize in treatment and improvement of irregular teeth. Physical agility, ability to stand for long hours, manual dexterity , a methodical and scientific approach, good interpersonal skills, ability to instill confidence in nervous patients, organization skills are some of the essential personal attributes of dentist.

To identify whether you have an aptitude and interest to be a dentist, you are advised to get your psychometric assessment done. Psychometric assessment involves assessing the aptitude, interest and personality of a student using standardized psychological tests. The assessment can be given online or offline.
The assessment is thoroughlyanalyzed by psychologists and a career plan is generated. The thorough explanation of career plan is given by a counselor during the counseling session. The student is made aware of his high and low aptitude areas,.key areas of interest , motivators and personality attributes. The psychometric assessment assist the students in making an informed career decision.

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