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Indian Application, Prosthodontics Experience

February 29, 2016

One of my most definitive moments as a dentist and a human being took place the day that a frail old man walked through the door of our dental clinic in India, covering his cheek with a piece of dirty cloth, the excruciating agony written all over his face. First, I saw the horrified look on the fac…

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DDS Applicant, Raised in Iran

February 28, 2016

I was born and raised as an American child until the age of 10. Then my parents took me to their native Iran and I did not come back to live in America until the age of 18. I feel like my identity has one foot in America and the other in Iran. I am happy this way, as I love both homes very much and …

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DDS Indian, Ukraine Dental School

February 28, 2016

My initial interest in dentistry came about because of a young niece’s dental problems which were resolved by the intervention of a highly skilled and kindly dentist. His work was truly life changing for my niece and inspiring to me. My interest was fired. I began my research into this potential lif…

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Indian Applicant International Dentist

February 28, 2016

When I went to the dentist’s office as a child in India, we would often bless our dentist after our treatments. This was a formative experience for me, socialization in nobility. Since I can remember, I have thought of the dentist as the pinnacle of respectability and the professional most worthy of…

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Indian Woman International Dentist

February 28, 2016

A woman and a dentist from India, since I immigrated to the USA in 2007, I have been working very hard to prepare myself for dental school here in America - for my National Board Dental Examinations in addition to the TOEFL  - at the same time that I now have two lovely children. I am now completing…

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Indian Woman, International Dentist

February 28, 2016

I am a young woman from India who is extremely devoted to dentistry. My initial experience in oral health began while I was in high school, working at a hospital. Soon, I became very passionate about the science of dentistry because of the way that it so radically improved the lives of our patients,…

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Dental School Admission,Radiology, OMS, Indian

May 30, 2015

I am from India, where I completed my Bachelor of Dental Sciences Degree. A highly-dedicated dentistry professional, I especially look forward to doing research in the future in the area of oral and maxillofacial surgery. My long term professional goal is to have my own dental practice where I l…

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DDS, International Dentist, Kerala, India

May 28, 2015

I am a dentist from India who now lives in the USA and I very much want to prepare myself for succeeding in dentistry in my new country. I grew up in Kerala India, where I had an uncle and a cousin who were dentists and I used to go to their dental offices to observe. Soon, I learned how to help out…

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MS Degree in Dental Hygiene, Vietnamese Applicant

May 28, 2015

I want to pursue the Master Degree in Dental Hygiene so as to devote my professional life to the betterment of dental hygiene practices and education, especially in my country of origin, Vietnam. I work as a dental hygienist in a private practice, and I dream of someday becoming a teacher of dental …

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DDS Applicant, American in Pre-Med Course

May 10, 2015

My uncle and brother are dentists and so dentistry was certainly a career that I considered when I left school but decided that I would pursue a business career. I graduated ‘summa cum laude’ with a GPA score of 4.0 in Business from the University of XXXX but I soon decided that a career in business…

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Internship Foreign Dentist: Implantology Europe

May 3, 2015

I qualified as a dentist in 2009 at the Universidad Europea de Madrid and am currently in my second year of study towards a higher degree in Dentistry. I commenced my career in general dentistry but I have developed a great interest in restorative dentistry and particularly implantology which I see …

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DDS, International Dentists’ Program, Indian Applicant

April 29, 2015

If you were to look into the waiting room of a typical US dentist’s office, you are likely to see a number of relaxed looking patients reading magazines. If you look at those queuing for treatment at a free dental clinic in India, you will see many swollen face and pain filled eyes but also the smil…

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DDS Vietnamese Language Barriers

November 13, 2014

My love for dentistry is pure, just as my special journey to discover this amazing profession. I was raised in Vietnam, but my adult years have been spent here in America, where I have volunteered to help oral health initiatives. I feel strongly that I might be able to give something back to society…

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DDS Admission, Jordanian Woman Applicant

November 13, 2014

I am a Jordanian woman, born and raised in Jordan until the age of 13 when I moved to the United States. I currently reside in California. I speak Arabic, English and some French. I anticipate the award of the B.S. degree in Biology in May 2012 from California State University. My goal is to qualify…

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Orthodontics Residency, Thailand

November 12, 2014

I am a Thai woman, born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. I hold the degree of Doctor of Dentistry awarded by XXXX University in 2010. I speak English, French and Mandarin Chinese.

 In much of Asia, including Thailand, dental health is generally neglected and basic education in dental care is ofte…

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Fellowship Implant Dentistry, Thailand

November 8, 2014

 

I was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand where I now live and work. I hold the degrees of Doctor of Dental Surgery and a Master’s Degree in Periodontics. I speak Thai and English. It is my goal, in applying for admission to the program, to maximize my knowledge of Implant Dentistry in order …

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Dental Hygiene Master, Missions, Vietnamese

November 6, 2014

I am a Vietnamese woman who was born and raised in Vietnam and have been resident in the US since 2001. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene, awarded by the University of XXXX in January of 2009.

I was raised in a country where people usually seek the services of a dentist only when in …

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Residency Implant Dentistry, Middle East

November 5, 2014

I am a 27-year-old man from the Middle East who very much wants to join your dental residency program in implant dentistry. I especially look forward to practicing and becoming part of dynamic research in implantology and oral surgery. I left my native Libya and came to the United States so that I m…

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DDS Korean, BS Biochemistry

November 3, 2014

I am a Korean man, born and raised in Korea and spent some time in New Zealand before I moved to the US in 12th grade. I hold the B.S. degree in Biochemistry, magna cum laude, awarded this year by UXXX. I speak Korean and English and basic Japanese. My short term goals are to join the program, excel…

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DDS, Immigrant Father, Korean Applicant

November 3, 2014


My father is a dentist and I was a frequent visitor to his office from my earliest years. This family connection to dentistry positively had an influence on my choice of career but I wanted to be sure before making a final decision carefully as I considered dentistry along with some alternatives. …

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