specializing

  1. B

    When is a residency a requirement?

    Hey there! This may be a bit of a dumb question, but I’ve heard some conflicting information about when a residency is and is not required for certain interests. I’m an older student and want to settle down in the same state as my SO (who lives in a state without a vet school and who can’t move...
  2. D

    Perio Residency Requirements- Research

    I'm a current dental student and thinking of specializing in periodontics. I know that almost all perio programs require research, but was wondering if anyone knows what kind of research? Are the topics limited to dentistry? Or can the topic be on anything dental/medical related? If you're...
  3. A

    Specialty vs GP? How to chose? Would you do it over again?

    Hey! New to the forum, current 4th year student, always debating between specialty and GP/non-residency careers. So naturally I have a lot of questions... What made you chose specialty vs GP/non-residency career? I was also wondering what people's thoughts and experiences with pursuing...
  4. DrRickJames

    Deciding between BU and Tufts

    Hello all, I feel very fortunate to be in a position where I am deciding between these two schools and am looking for any information that the good people of SDN feel is important to consider when making this decision. I liked both schools when visiting and think I would feel comfortable at...
  5. M

    Questions for OU-HCOM Graduates

    Hello Everyone! I just got accepted in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. I have a few questions for graduates that have finished their residencies and are now working after earning their degree from this great school. How did you compare to other students whether...
  6. NicktheTooth

    Propensity for Specialization- UNLV vs. NYU

    Open discussion about good schools that increase your chance to get into a specialization. In particular, any words on UNLV's pre-doctorate DDS program vs. NYU ???
  7. K

    Specializing and $700k debt

    I want to specialize but I have close to $450k in student loans from dental school. The Endo programs I plan on applying to essentially have no programs that offer stipends, so I'll have to pay $100k each year for two years if I get into one. Being $700k in debt is obviously no easy burden, and...
  8. S

    To specialize in perio or not?

    Dear Dentists of SDN, I am currently a 3rd year dental student, who is very interested in specializing in perio. I am interested in gaining insight about how periodontists are currently performing in private practice. I understand that the private conventional perio office might not be as...
  9. Mr.Scalpel

    How well do these dental schools do in terms of specializing (OMFS)?

    Let me start by saying that I am aware of the implications of specializing and that I understand that you CAN specialize from ANY school and people do it all the time and that it depends almost exclusively on you and your hard work and dedication to your future goals. Also, In terms of applying...