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LOR for Dentist Shadowing?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by arash, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. arash

    arash Senior Member
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    Hi guys
    I did some shadowing work in a periodontist's office. I didn't ask for a LOR, should I? Im just gonna state in my application that I did shadowing with this doctor and heres how to reach him. Should I get some kind of a letter from him? or if the dental school is curious they will call him themselves? Thank you.
     
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  2. howui3

    howui3 1K Member
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    Good question, and it will depend on the school. Some schools will require a letter of rec from a dentist to complete your file. Others, like Tufts, was a letter that states that you have done more than 30 hours of shadowing.

    But it think it is a good idea to get a LOR especially if you have a good standing with the doctor and have shadowed enough hours.
     
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  3. food4thots

    food4thots Senior Member
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    yeah.. it really depends if they would write u a good letter or not.
     
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