1. H

    How shaky can my hands/fingers be before I have to worry about them affecting the physical examination in schools?

    Highschool senior here. Looking to start my pre-dental journey hopefully in September! I've been fascinated with dentistry ever since I met my dad's dentist. Sometimes he guides me through what he's doing, and that eventually evolved into my passionate curiosity and fascination with dentistry...
  2. R

    Possible Career Change

    I just started my DS1 year and am hesitant in continuing dental school. Around 2 years ago, I started having some hand issues but multiple orthopedic surgeons assured me that they would resolve in time. None of them believed that this would hinder me from going to dental school so I decided to...
  3. C

    Hands for a Dentist

    So I know it's very important to have skilled hands as a dentist. And I think I do- I've done a lot of arts and crafts, sketching, etc. *But if the problem is not with skill but rather with occasional pain (forearm, back of hand) how would this translate into practicing dentistry in the...
  4. B

    Hand fellowship via neurosurgery

    Should there be a hand surgery pathway via neurosurgery? Neurosurgeons already have exposure to peripheral nerves, vascular surgical procedures, microsurgery and bone fixation so what makes general surgeons more qualified than them?
  5. Cheyenne2313

    Interested in Orthopedic Hand Surgery: Will I be selling my life force/ soul to make this happen?

    I am currently a graduate student in occupational therapy, wrapping up my "book based" learning in preparation to go out on clinical fieldwork rotations. I am very interested in hand and upper extremity therapy, and this has translated into a very strong medical interest. I have done some...