Dentistry is an excellent field to work in. The pay is good, there are lots of jobs available and it is always going to be something that is needed. What’s more, you will really feel like you are making a difference to people’s lives and health.
If you are thinking of getting into dentistry, you will need to obtain a degree in dental medicine. You can study for this at multiple UK universities, so choose the one that is right for you. It is a vocational degree, so it will give you the skills you need to become a practising dentist.
If you want to be a dentist, you will need to be interested in dentistry, in helping people and in learning more about general health and wellbeing. You will need to be good with your hands, as well as having a lot of knowledge about teeth and oral hygiene to hand.