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Dentistry Degrees

When it comes to our oral health, dentists are the number-one healthcare professionals whose knowledge and assistance we seek. They play a vital role in helping us to maintain our oral hygiene, prevent gum disease, and acquire a healthy and radiant smile.

As is the case with other roles in the medical sector, dentists are increasingly in demand. Whether you’re looking to become a hygienist, an oral surgeon or an orthodontist, chances are you’ll be required to complete an undergraduate degree in dentistry and/or a doctoral degree to set a platform on which to build the knowledge and skills required for a career in this field.

Navigate the tabs below to find out more about dental courses, including entry requirements, specializations, and various career options.

Key Skills

Key skills gained from a bachelor’s degree in dentistry include:

  • Administrative and management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with and manage multi-skilled team
  • Improved interpersonal and communication skills
  • Extensive amount of practical experience as a dentist
  • Enhanced social skills
  • Observation skills
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt
  • Critical thinking
  • Research skills
  • Enhanced dexterity
  • Honed eye-hand coordination skills