A short intro. I'm 22 my gpa is a bit over 3.6 (overall and science) and I have no red flags in terms of grades and whatnot. My DAT scores are fairly good (22 TS, 22AA). But the real issue here is my personality. I've been looked down on pretty much my entire life as the strange little introverted kid. Now to be fair I'm not the type who blushes up and stares at the floor at the slightest hint of conversation. I can very easily keep a conversation going and make eye contact "normally" but to be perfectly honest, I'm the type of person who enjoys alone time more than anything. I'm not afraid to say I'm an average dude and I don't hate society or any nonsense like that but I don't want to have to be a grinning phony to make it as a dentist, do I stand a realistic chance in this profession? And more than anything I will simply never pander to some blowhard who wants to treat me poorly or act like they're royalty. That being said I do have a bit of a temper when provoked and have on numerous occasions shut people down in heated verbal exchanges. But..... I doubt I'd be employed for very long as a dentist if I did that. You can be as brutal as you want in your responses, I can take some criticism hehe. Thanks again for any input.