How to Develop Your Career in Dentistry. How To (Dentistry)

  • ID: 3335946
  • Book
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Are you starting your career in dentistry and want to know your options? Are you an experienced dental professional looking for a change of direction?

This innovative new book provides a user–friendly guide to securing a successful, varied, and fulfilling career in dentistry. Including case study examples of real–life professional trajectories,How to Develop Your Career in Dentistry showcases the opportunities inherent in a range of dental professions and what is required to take advantage of them. Janine Brooks, one of the UK s most respected dental experts with over 30 years of experience in the industry, here champions a portfolio approach to career development illustrating the benefits of working in a matrix as opposed to climbing a ladder. In accessible and engaging prose, Dr Brooks offers an indispensable guide to designing your dental career.
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Foreword ix

Acknowledgements xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

The National Health Service 6

Career 8

Portfoliocareer 13

Working paradigms 15

Planning your career 18

Being a dental professional 20

Workforce and workforce planning 23

Bibliography 25

Chapter 2 Demography and society in the United Kingdom 28

Demography general 29

Population size 30

Population age 30

General health 33

Oral health 35

Health of dentists 42

Dental care professionals 44

Working patterns 45

Impact on dental professionals 46

Technology rising 48

Retirement 51

Bibliography 55

Chapter 3 Dental opportunities 57

Is the dental workforce today the workforce we will need in 10 20 years and beyond? 57

How can I develop a portfolio career? 58

Dental careers variety and opportunity 63

Useful organisations 96

Bibliography 97

Chapter 4 Coaching and mentoring 99

Coaching 100

Mentoring 104

Career planning 110

Personal development 113

Useful organisations 116

Bibliography 116

Chapter 5 Case studies of dental professionals 118

Mrs Janet Clarke MBE 121

Miss Bal Chana 123

Dr Shazad Khan Malik 125

Dr Emma Worrell 126

Mrs Sophie Noske 128

Professor Ros Keeton 130

Dr Derek Richards 132

Professor Deborah White 134

ReenaPatel 136

Mrs Penny McWilliams 138

Short biographies 139

Conclusion 149

Chapter 6 Networking and networks 150

How do you network? 152

What networking should not be 155

Where can you network? 155

Types of network 156

Electronic networks 157

Network map 158

Curriculum vitae 160

Bibliography 166

Chapter 7 Training and quali cations 167

Credit accumulation transfer schemes 168

Clinical programmes 169

Nonclinical programmes 170

Financial investment 178

Other sources of information about courses 179

Useful organisations and networks 179

Case studies 179

How to develop experience 183

Professional associations and other useful addresses 185

Bibliography 185

Index 187

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Janine Brooks is a dentist with over 30 years of experience. Her current roles include, Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean at Health Education Thames Valley and Wessex, Lead Clinical Tutor at the University of Bristol, Visiting Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, Educational Inspector for the General Dental Council, Non–Executive Director of CDS CIC, a community dentistry social enterprise, CEO of Dentalia Coaching and Training Consultancy, and Director of the Dental Coaching Academy. Serving previously as Associate Director (Dentistry) for the National Clinical Assessment Service, Dr Brooks was awarded an MBE for services to Dentistry in 2007.
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