Dentistry, a lucrative profession is changing rapidly, creating many dentist job opportunities and challenges. With an increasing awareness of oral health and introduction to new fields like oral pathology, periodontics etc., India is being considered as a hot destination to get that perfect smile at a fraction of cost compared to many parts of the world. Dental career offers high wages and flexible work schedule.
Higher secondary education in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with at least 50% marks is required to be eligible for admission in BDS programme. Admission to this course is through a national competitive exam, The All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Exam.
Top companies to look for dentist jobs are Dental departments of government or private hospitals, nursing homes, dental clinics, health departments, teaching departments in dental colleges, advisory departments in pharmaceuticals or companies producing oral health care products like toothpaste or mouthwash, medical insurance firms, Armed Forces, State Services and Indian Railways.
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