Personal Statement For A Career In Dentistry

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“Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.”
I genuinely believe in this quote attributed to Sir Henry Doherty. Learning is a never ending process, especially in the field of medicine where so much is yet to be explored.

It is hardly surprising that my feet were placed on the path to serving others through Dentistry. My family has played a vital role in shaping my personality. I have learned the values of honesty, punctuality, optimism and self–confidence from my parents. They taught me that medicine is one of the noblest professions, and were instrumental in sowing the seeds of this love that I have for the field of medicine. I always had a penchant for science especially biology and studied it with great interest. I got introduced to the world of dentistry at an early age when I myself underwent orthodontic treatment. During this time, I observed that dentists can impart confidence, self-esteem and even efficacy to patients. These values, experiences and my affinity towards the sciences inspired me to pursue a career in dentistry.

Throughout my academic career, I was presented with myriad of opportunities that encouraged me to excel in academics and extra-curricular activities. The fact that I was one of the meritorious students throughout my academic years with a 3.91 GPA bears testimony to my sincerity and drive to excel. My tenure at my undergraduate college provided me with boundless opportunities to work in a

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