Application Essay: A Career As A Dental Dentist

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Serving as a Dental Nurse in support of numerous professional dentists has sparked my interest
2 to pursue a career in Oral Health Sciences. The ever evolving nature of the industry and the
3 countless existing opportunities have motivated me to progress my career further in this
4 field. I believe that becoming a dental therapist is the next step of my journey towards
5 helping others and aiding in the betterment of society as a whole.
6 During my last year of high school, my strong leadership and communication skills were
7 recognised by the student body and the organisation as I secured the position of Head Girl and
8 led the student body as a role model with a busy schedule of continually improving
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The role involved making decisions with fellow students and
14 the management body, and this not only taught me leadership skills, but also helped me learn
15 how to both give and receive feedback effectively.
16 After successfully completing high school, I decided to study dental nursing at college level.
17 Over the period of my course, I learnt many important skills including the theoretical aspect
18 of dental care. It gave me an insight into how patients need to be treated and taught me
19 transferrable people skills. This was a challenge and I feel I have benefitted by doing this
20 course as it has expanded my knowledge and helped me progress my education. During the year I
21 arranged a job of shadowing for myself so that I could get more hands on experience, and learn
22 how to work while be supervised. My time at the practice allowed me to work with patients from
23 all walks of life and I was able to develop my interpersonal skills.
24 Being a qualified dental nurse, with two years ' experience has given me a very

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