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Residency Implant Prosthodontics, Central Asian

I hope to be remembered after completing your distinguished Fellowship Program in Implant Prosthodontics at the XXXX University School of Dentistry (XXUSD) as the dentist from the former USSR who thinks of Implant Dentistry in global terms. I could not be more excited about my application to your pr…

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DDS International, Indian, Prosthodontics

A dentist trained in my native India, I now seeking advanced training in the USA. My inspiration for earning the DDS Degree in America was very much enhanced by the opportunity that I had to meet numerous, especially distinguished dentists from America. While a dental student in India, the American …

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Disadvantaged Status Essay for Dental School, Korean

My family faced a constant economic struggle as I was growing up, both before and after we immigrated to America from Korea. My father tried to help his sister’s husband build a business which went belly up and we were constantly harassed by creditors while still in Korea, threatening to jail my fat…

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Dental School, Orthodontist Hero, Shadowing

My foremost hero as a child was my orthodontist. I especially appreciated him because he was the fifth orthodontist that we went to and the only one of the 5 who was willing to help me at a price that my parents could afford. As a result of my Orthodontics treatment, my self-esteem improved. After s…

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Foreign-Trained Dentist, DDS/DMD, Filipino-American

Moving to the Philippines in order to qualify and then to practice was an ‘eye opening’ experience. Having been born and raised in the US to Filipino parents, I was unsure what to expect but was very surprised by the differences in attitudes to dentistry. For most people in the Philippines, a visit …

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Orthodontics Residency, Masters, American

My initial interest in dentistry was stirred when I became aware of the work of ‘Operation Smile’, a team of oral surgeons who provide free cleft lip and palate surgeries for children all over the word. Seeing the ‘before’ and ‘after’ images aroused an interest in Orthodontics at the very start of m…

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DDS International, Pediatric Dentistry, Indian Woman

Children have always been the special light in my life, that which brings me the greatest joy. This is why, as a dentist, I hope to give my professional life to children, in particular, and to distinguish myself in the future in Pediatric Dentistry. Hand in hand with my love for children flows my gr…

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Pediatric Residency, Older, Community Service

The weakest part of my application to your competitive program in Pediatric Dentistry is probably my age, since it has been 18 years since I finished dental school. Of course, the strongest part of my application is what I have done since that time, with a distinguished career in dentistry in both t…

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International Dentist, Maxillofacial Surgery, Algerian

When intelligent mind and innovative hands are combined they can lead to success and beauty. I experienced a glimpse of this ecstasy when I played my first rhythm on a flute as a child, but I only discovered its life changing power after I carved my first tooth in a wax block. I was only ten, and a …

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Letter of Recommendation, Oral Surgery, Korean

To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Dr. XXXX BDS, MDS, FDSRCS, DDS.; and I am an oral surgeon. I have worked with Dr. XXXX for the past year, twice a month. I serve at the clinic where he is the general manager and provide a variety of oral surgery procedures, including implant placements, frenect…

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LOR from Periodontist, Korean

To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Dr. XXXX, DDS, MSD, PhD and I am a periodontist. I am writing this letter of recommendation on behalf of my colleague Dr. XXXX, one of the most dedicated and talented dentists with whom I have had the opportunity to work with side-by-side throughout the course o…

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Letter of Recommendation, Indian Periodontologist

To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Dr. XXXX and I am the Department Head in Periodontology at the Government Dental College and Hospital in Vijayawada, India. I mentoredXXXX in the area of Periodontics from his third year forward in dental school until his graduation in 2013.  It is with immense …

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LOR, Letter of Recommendation, Indian Dentist

To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Dr. XXXX and I first met XXXX when we welcomed his incoming class of students to our dental program at the Government Dental College & Hospital of Vijayawada, in India, where I serve as a Department Head in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics. He was still a te…

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DDS, Iraqi Woman Dentist Trained in Jordan

As a young girl still at the age of 7, I was mesmerized by gymnastics.  The strength, agility and beauty of the young women tumbling, balancing and swinging overtook me and I believed I had a natural and God-given talent for it as well. My best friend and I were chosen to represent our school in a n…

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US Air Force Dentistry Application, Iraqi Dentist

Why did you choose this specialty/profession?

I finished dental school in Baghdad in June of 2005. Sometimes it amazes me when I look back on it, that I was able to do so. Some of my friends and fellow students disappeared and were never heard from again, especially during my last year of den…

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Advanced Placement International Dentist, Indian

 

A dentist from India, I have only recently moved to the USA, on April 4, 2015. I am currently studying towards my Master of Science in Healthcare Management at the University of Management Sciences in Anaheim, California and will be graduating in Month, Year. While I always want to practice de…

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International DDS, Digital Radiography, Indian

It was always my intention to work in the field of healthcare because of the opportunities this area of work offers to help others in a direct and basic way.  My initial intention was to pursue a career in medicine but an interest in dentistry developed when I witnessed, at close hand, the great…

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DDS International Dentist Program, Indian Dentist

XXXX University is my first choice among DDS Programs for International Dentists because of the sheer excellence of your program and the fact that your university has the most diverse student population in the entire country. A dentist from India, I thrive on diversity and have made it a central the…

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MS Prosthodontics Canada, Syrian Applicant

Statement of your academic and/or professional goals

I am the type of young woman who likes to finish what she starts and my academic goal is to earn the MSc Degree at the University of XXXX. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete my Master’s Degree in Prosthodontics before leaving my native S…

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Endodontics, Middle East, Egypt, Saudi

The successes I have had in my life have come because others encouraged me and I reacted positively. My engagement with dentistry began in high school, when I was treated by my dentist Dr. XXXX who motivated and encouraged me to trust him. With his enthusiasm and encouragement, I felt optimistic. He…

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