My Career Research Nyah Lemons March 12th, 2014 Career / Technology Foundations
Top 3 Careers • Dentist • Lawyer • Pharmacists
Introduction • Being a Dentist you have the chance to get to interact with people of all ages, cultures and personalities. The dentist's typical day is diverse and challenging at times.
Career Cluster Being a dentist is in the health sciences career
Nature Of Work • Dentists diagnose and treat problems with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. • They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.
Working Conditions • Physical: Dentistry is very hard on your eyes, neck and back. Also it can get very tiring. • Mental: it requires a lot of concentration and you have little room for mistakes. Your also under a lot of pressure and have to have a lot of patience. • Indoor: dentists normally work indoors • Hours: hours ranging anywhere from 25 hours a week to 50 hours a week. • Conditions: Dentists usually work in offices. They wear masks, gloves, and safety glasses to protect themselves and their patients from infectious diseases.
Training, Qualification, Advancement • Education - require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). • Training - may need some on-the-job training, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training. • Experience - Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. • Were I want to go- University of Michigan and Stanford
Job Outlook/ Employment • Employment Rate-16% (Faster than average) • Competitive?- it is very competitive
Citations • http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_working_conditions_for_dentists#slide • http://www.healthguideusa.org/careers/dentist_working_conditions.htm • http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080707194011AAyGvJD • http://woman.thenest.com/working-conditions-dentist-6381.html • http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dentists.htm