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Career advice videos

​Below you'll find a selection of videos we hope will help you in the early stages of your career. These include our 'Considering...' testimonials to help you decide if an area is right for you and tips to help you get ahead if you do.


We will be updating this section as new videos are produced so keep an eye out. You can also keep up with new releases by following our YouTube channel, TheBDALive.




 Getting ahead


CV and Interview Tips





In 60 seconds: Top tips for newly qualified dentists (part 1)



In 60 seconds: Top tips for newly qualified dentists (part 2)



Applying for a specialist post? Practical tips from Reena Wadia

Are you thinking about applying for a specialist post in dentistry? Here are some top tips from someone who’s done it.




Starting out as a young dentist? Advice for getting ahead in your career

Young dentists give their top tips for those starting out in practice




Considering.... Help to make the right choice for you 


Considering... A career in community dentistry

The pros and cons of working in community dentistry, is it the right career for you? Interview with Dr Janet Clarke, Clinical Director of Community Dentistry.







Considering... A career in NHS dentistry

GDP Saara Sabir talks about some of the pros and cons of working in NHS dentistry and why she enjoys working within the NHS.



Considering... Specialisation

Considering speciality training in dentistry? Reena Wadia discusses the pros and cons. 






Considering... Specialisation - the consultant's view

Nicholas Lewis, a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, shares his views on the challenges and considerations of going down the specialist route.





Considering... Working abroad

The pros, cons and practicalities of working as a dentist in Australia, by someone who’s tried it.