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'Student' Blog Posts

  • New year, big changes? Dental training reform

    Fundamental changes to dental training are being discussed - Harman Chahal gives his views, and we'd like to know what you think.

    Blog Date 20 December, 2017

  • Dental training reform - more questions than answers

    Health Education England has recently launched a review of dental training and education - BDA Policy Adviser Tom King considers what this means for the profession.

    Blog Date 27 October, 2017

  • Moving from DCT1 to DCT2: my journey

    In the latest instalment of her blog series, Surina Bhola talks about her transition from DCT1 to DCT2, and the importance of looking ahead in your career.

    Blog Date 28 September, 2017

  • Dentistry and diversity: a student dentist's view

    Zahra Haque has just started a dental degree this year and is the recipient of a Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship, which helps support students through mentoring and funding. Zahra tells us why she chose dentistry, and gives her thoughts on diversity in the profession.

    Blog Date 25 September, 2017

  • Does dentistry attract a diverse workforce?

    Tom King takes a look at a new report published by the IPR, focusing inequalities between ethnic minorities entering the professions and discusses how dentistry is faring in terms of attracting a diverse workforce.

    Blog Date 25 September, 2017

  • Using my dental skills to help others: volunteering in Argentina

    Ellen Johnson is the current President of Sheffield University Dental Students Society. She shares what it’s like to give up her time to volunteer to help disadvantaged children in Argentina with charity Todos Juntos.

    Blog Date 7 August, 2017

  • Top tips for your final year at dental school

    ​I'm starting this blog series in no man's land; not quite a foundation dentist yet, but certainly qualified.

    Blog Date 16 August, 2016

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