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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by bsoe0, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. bsoe0

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    Not only is a dentist a highly skilled physician, he is also? (here's a short list i've come up with)



    - a psychologist
    - an architect and artist
    - a leader and team player
    - communicator
    - business manager
     
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  3. Weakfart

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    1. Dentists are not physicians (Assuming they do not have an MD or DO degree)
    2. They are also not psychologist
    3. They are not architects
    4. Dentists are dentists
    5. What are you doing.
     
  4. Almost sounds like parts of a personal statement.

    OP, if you are writing anywhere in your application that dentists are physicians, architects, and psychologists, I would strongly suggest rethinking that idea.
     
  5. Scumbag_Steve

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    While I would shy away from calling yourself a future physician or psychologist in your personal statement, you are correct in that dentists have to have some attributes of the professions you described above. However, I would refer to particular overlapping characteristics (aesthetic intuition in the case of an architect, charisma and financial savvy of businessman ,etc.) instead of the other professions you've listed themselves.
     
  6. pulltheleverkronk

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    I see what you're getting at- I would just writing it differently. Listen to @rxdmx372 if you still want to take that route.
     
  7. dentistaazzurro18

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    A teacher- You will spend time with almost every patient teaching them about procedures, their treatment options and oral health instruction.

    Maybe less of an architect and more of an engineer? Still a bit of a stretch but I could buy that more easily when it comes to designing things like RPDs.
     

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