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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by NE_Cornhusker1, Apr 1, 2002.

  1. NE_Cornhusker1

    NE_Cornhusker1 12" Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 6, 2001
    The Cornhusker State
    Ok, I have a question that might be stupid to y'all but; Is there such a thing as having hands that are too big for dentistry? I can just barely palm a basketball. That is to give you an idea of how big my hands are. Thanks.
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  3. Yah-E

    Yah-E Toof Sniper 10+ Year Member


    Big hands? I suppose you could have a handicap fitting your fingers in your patients mouth or handling the small burs and tools!? Are you fingers fat or long and skinny? If they're long and skinny, you'll be fine!! It's all in your manual dexterity!! <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" /> After all, you're not going to stuff your patients with your whole fists!
  4. LucidDreamer

    LucidDreamer Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 20, 2002
    you can forget about pediatric dentistry <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />
  5. deciduous

    deciduous ready to shed 7+ Year Member

    Jan 17, 2002
    They don't allow Nebraskans to be dentists anyway!!!

    (I lived there, in Hastings, for a couple of years before relocating back to the good ol' state of TX).

    Best of luck to you!
  6. pakgirl

    pakgirl Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 4, 2001

    I live in Norfolk, NE right now and am headed back to my home state of Texas in August to start school! Isn't living in Texas great??!!!

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