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Technical dentistry questions during interview?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by oceanangel4, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. oceanangel4

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    I was just wondering, do dental schools ask you specific dentistry questions to test your knowledge? Such as "what are the steps to preparing a dental implant?" or something like that, especially if you have shadowed many hours? Thanks!
     
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    No, but they could ask to to describe what you observed while shadowing, nothing technical or anything.
     
  4. doc toothache

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    Even recent graduates/practitioners might have a hard time with the "steps to preparing a dental implant".
     
  5. dentalWorks

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    they will not ask you technical questions because you haven't received enough training (yet) to know what your talking about.

    they will however, ask you about WHY you choose this career, they may ask you about your strengths and weaknesses etc etc (personal type questions)
     
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    amen to that
     
  7. cacajuate

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    you know nothing jon snow
     
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  8. oceanangel4

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    thanks everyone for your responses! I guess I just wanted to clarify that I was curious because I worked as a dental assistant for my shadowing hours. And although I have shadowed a total of almost 200 hours, I only went in about once every one or two weeks, so it was hard for me to pick up the details to the procedures. I was just wondering if they would ask me specifics since I worked as an "assistant" instead of merely shadowing.
     

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