Overview of what they do

Dentistry also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. The field of dentistry or dental medicine is not limited to teeth but includes other aspects such as, muscular, lymphatic, nervous, vascular, and anatomical structures. By nature of their general training they can carry out the majority of dental treatments such as restorative (fillings, crowns, bridges), prosthetics (dentures), endodontic (root canal) therapy, periodontal (gum) therapy, and extraction of teeth, as well as performing examinations, radiographs (x-rays), and diagnosis. Dentists can also prescribe medications such as antibiotics, sedatives, and any other drugs used in patient management.

Full discovery of Dentistry course

In order to choose the right course, you have to fully understand what you’ll learn and what are the career options. To help you understand what you’ll learn throughout this course, we have…
– Course videos
– Course exercises
– Course-modules explanation

…and to help you understand the career options available to you after completing this course, we have:
– Career videos
– Career-explanation slides with info-graphics
– Career insights (salary, opportunities, industry-news)
– Routes to a recognized professional

Visit us or meet with our consultants to gain full access to our tools and information! Click here to schedule your time with us! 

Qualities you need

You should be comfortable interacting closely with others, detail-oriented (as the mouth is an extremely small space to work in), excited to learn (it’s one of the toughest courses),  and most importantly, passionate about providing care to others. Click here to go to our Interest Test!

Duration 

It is a 5 years degree program. Total duration of different pathways as below.

  • STPM + Degree (Public University) = 7 years
  • Foundation + Degree = 6 years
  • Diploma + Degree = 8 years
  • A-Levels + Degree = 6.5 years