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3 year Prostho or 2 year DDS

Discussion in 'International Dental' started by dents, Oct 29, 2008.

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  1. dents


    Sep 1, 2008
    SDN 2+ Year Member

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    I wanted to get all of your opinions on one question.
    which one would you do if you were accepted in
    1. 3 year prostho program
    2. 2 year DDS program

    and why?

    Thank you so much.
  2. yahoo31

    yahoo31 New Member

    Jun 9, 2006
    SDN 5+ Year Member
    hi there.depends upon what u want to do in the future.
    1] prostho is good if u want to practice as a specialist ,i m not sure if all US states will allow u to practice without DDS,but i m sure some of them will allow u to take their licence exams and practice in the field of prostho.
    also it is a good option if you want a career in academics in a dental school.
    again if u want to go back to yr country ,it is a good option as it will open many options for u .[i am assuming u are a foreign trained dentist].
    2] if u want to live and work as a dentist in the US, 2 year program for DDS is good.It will let u practice in any US state ,after u take the licensing exams accepted by thst state.ofcourse the tution fees that u will have to spend will be a lot more.

    i would consider the following :-
    1]what u wwant to do in future
    2] cost associated with both the programs, tution and living expenses
    3]the school
    4] and ofcourse yr individual circumstances like family etc, which only u would know best .
    Good luck ! hope this helps!

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