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					   Dentistry
& Oral Hygiene

  School of Dentistry




   University of Pretoria
        Frequently Asked Questions



   The Profession
   The Profile
   Employment opportunities
   Admission requirements
                  The Profession
   Offers stimulating opportunities
   Men & women
   Special attributes
     Academic potential
     Deftness & dexterity indispensable
     People skills
     Dedication

   Basis of vocation of every dentist
       Holistic health of individual & community
                  The Profile

   Maintains a professional attitude
   Displays integrity through ethical codes
   Inspired by well-defined goals
   Passionate about what they do
   Responds appropriately to challenging situations
        Employment opportunities

   Private practice
   Public service
   SA National Defence Force
   Academic institutions
   Private Health care organisations
     Medicross - Netcare
     Intercare - Clicks

     Anglo Health - Platinum Mines
          Admission requirements
Dentistry (BChD)              Oral Hygiene (Dip OH)
 5 year degree course         2 year diploma course

 Limited number (60)          Limited number (20)

 High academic standard       High academic standard
      Academic merit               Academic merit
      Selection process            Selection process
      APS (TPT) = 28               APS (TPT) = 22
      Mathematics (5)              Mathematics/Literacy (4)
      Physical Science (5)         English (4)
      English (5)                  Life sciences (4)
      Life orientation (5)         Life orientation (4)
         Dentistry & Oral Hygiene


   Grade 9 & 10
   Self-motivated
   People orientated
   Passionate

				
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