The Young Dentist Summer Internship Live Online

The Young Dentist Summer Internship Live Online

Ages 15-18 Live Online

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Internship Overview

The Young Dentist Summer Internship Live Online gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree work experience in dentistry, from the comfort of their own home. Over the course of 5 days, you will be working with top dentists ‘Live Online’ via our state-of-the-art interactive platform.

You will undertake the ultimate work experience to boost your university application: shadowing dentists and practising dental procedures that students would never normally be able to experience before dental school.

You will also have the opportunity to network with our dentists and ask them all your burning questions.

Join us for a truly unique experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university and job applications and set you up for a future as an Architect.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Dental Experiences:

  • Shadow dentists during simulated dental-patient consultations
  • Meet patients and manage relationships 
  • Practise your dexterity skills by carving a tooth

    Meet Senior Dentists:

    • Be coached through immersive experiences with dentists from orthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, emergency dentistry, and more
    • Private networking sessions with these dentists who can become vital connections for your future careers.

      Personalised Dental School Application Coaching:

      • Bespoke coaching on how to get into a top dental school: have your credentials reviewed by a dental admissions expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to help you gain admission into your first-choice university
      • Training on how to excel in the dental school admissions process: personal statements, interviews, UCAT and BMAT assessments and more

      Competitive Advantage:

      • Attendance demonstrates your commitment to dentistry and can be a fantastic ‘gold star’ to add to your university/college application form
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate

        Programme Fee, Format & Options

        The Live Online Internship will take place 31st July - 4th August 2021.

        Places are highly limited. The only way to guarantee your place is to click 'Register Now' and enter your details.

        In select circumstances, we can offer payment by instalments, which requires a 50% deposit. To speak to a Student Experience Manager about your personal circumstances please click here OR email us at info@investin.org OR call us on +44 (0) 203 488 5089.

        Highlights 'Live Online' Internship
        Days of Timetable Days 1-5
        Immersive dental experience. Participate in patient diagnosis; Practice your dexterity skills whilst learning about the physiology of a tooth as you carve your own tooth from a bar of soap; live oral surgery training by senior dental surgeons; Coaching on how to get into a top dental school.
        Private networking with top dentists
        Personalised, comprehensive, career coaching day. Receive a dynamic, development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.
        Internship
        £595

        Day 1: The World of a Dentist

        Day 2: Enter the Dental Practice

        Day 3: Dental School Application Coaching (Part I)

        Day 4: Dental Specialties

        Day 5: Dental School Application Coaching (Part II)

        Day 1: The World of a Dentist

        11.00amThe World of a Dentist

        - Your duties to patients
        - The demands and expectations
        - The dynamic life of a practice
        - The career path ahead

        12.00pmEssential Skills

        - Open vs closed questions
        - The dentist – patient relationship
        - The importance of body language, tone, and phrasing
        - Getting to the root of the problem!

        1.00pmLunch Break

        2.00pmTechnology and Dentistry

        - Experience how cutting-edge digital technology has improved dental health
        - Understand first-hand the technological revolution happening in dental care

        3.15pmCarving a Tooth

        - Discover the anatomy of teeth
        - Senior dentist demonstrates how to carve a tooth
        - Develop your dexterity skills

        4.30pmClose

        *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

        Day 2: Enter the Dental Practice

        11.00amInside the Dental Practice

        - Dentistry as a business
        - Morning routine in surgery
        - Guide to dental instruments
        - Insight into the work/life balance

        12.15pmDental Procedures

        - Enter the prosthetics laboratory and learn how to cast impressions
        - Learn about using composite fillings to repair teeth

        1.15pmLunch Break

        2.15pmPatient Consultation

        - Experience a simulated dental patient consultation
        - Learn how to communicate with patients and investigate their symptoms
        - Consider the best course of action
        - Discuss diagnoses

        3.30pmPanel Discussion with Top Dentists

        - Ask questions to high-ranking dentists across various disciplines
        - Guidance on applications from those on the inside
        - Make valuable contacts

        4.30pmClose

        Day 3: Dental School Application Coaching (Part I)

        11.00amYour Pathway to Dentistry

        - Career options for dentists of the future
        - Higher education choices
        - Interactive exercises to understand each stage of your career path

        11.30amDental School Applications

        - Introduction to applications
        - Choosing the right dental school
        - Advice from recent graduates
        - Model UCAS personal statements

        12.30pmUCAT & BMAT Coaching

        - Interactive practice questions with live feedback
        - Compulsory tests for gaining entry into dental school

        1.30pmLunch Break

        2.30pmWork Experience & Extra Curriculars

        - What work experience is available whilst at school and how to make the most of it
        - How to use extracurriculars to stand out
        - Other opportunities including volunteering, and more

        3.00pmDental School Interviews

        - Excelling at interviews
        - Discuss techniques used (MMIs vs panel)
        - Coaching by dentists
        - Live interview demonstration
        - You become the interviewer

        4.30pmClose

        Day 4: Dental Specialties

        11.00amThe Dental Surgeon

        - Oral surgery vs maxillofacial surgery
        - Dental trauma: teeth, mouth, jaw and muscle
        - Review a patient’s data, identify dental injury and initiate treatment
        - Recommend follow-up examinations and treatments
        - Identifying oral cancer

        12.30pmThe Orthodontist

        - The leading procedures of an orthodontist
        - Key responsibilities and duties to patients
        - Develop your dexterity skills

        1.30pmLunch Break

        2.30pmDiscover the Diagnosis!

        - Step into the shoes of a dentist
        - Determine the correct diagnosis of your patient
        - Initiate appropriate treatment to save a tooth!

        3.00pmPublic Health

        - Learn about dental Public Health
        - Environmental, social, and behavioural influences on oral health
        - Assess dental needs for the public
        - Create and promote a plan for prevention for school-aged children

        4.30pmClose

        Day 5: Dental School Application Coaching (Part II)

        11.00amPersonal Statement Clinic

        - Construct an outstanding paragraph
        - Creating a 'winning' personal statement
        - Personal statement review and gain valuable feedback from dentists and admissions officers

        12.30pmLunch Break

        1.30pmInterview Workshop

        - Practise real interview questions under timed conditions
        - Receive feedback from experienced dentists
        - The STARR approach to interviews
        - Rotate around MMI stations

        3.00pmYour Future as a Dentist

        - Bring together your learning and experiences of the Internship
        - Come away with clear next steps and future goals outlined
        - Breaking barriers into dentistry
        - Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in dentistry

        3:45pmPanel Discussion with Top Dentists

        - Ask questions to high-ranking dentists across various disciplines
        - Guidance on applications from those on the inside of dental school applications

        4.30pmClose

        Dates & Locations

        Live Online

        In-Person

        31st July - 4th August 2021

        11am - 4:30pm (UK time)

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        Online

        31st July - 4th August 2021

        11am - 4:30pm (UK time)

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        Who Can Attend

        The Internship is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. 

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

        COVID-19 Group

        This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.

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