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Dentistry interview questions and answers with full explanations (Includes sections on MMI and 2013 NHS changes).: The number one dentistry interview book with model answers

Sri H Ravi

Published: 2013-09-30
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Createspace
Pages: 280 (Paperback)


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The Dentistry interview book is the number one selling dentistry book worldwide, providing an up-to-date review of the most common questions, with full answers and pointers on what the interviewers are looking for. Described as the 'essential guide', it is a vital resource as part of your preparation. Example question: Consider the case of nine year old Rebecca who comes in to surgery with her parents. This is her first dental visit. She has been kept awake with a painful tooth. Examination shows that she has several decayed teeth and that a lower right primary molar is causing the present pain. Rebecca is crying and climbing out of the dental chair. What is the best way to handle this situation. Clinically Rebecca's case draws on various themes. Without starting your undergraduate training you will not need to know about the clinical implications in detail. However, an understanding of the themes will make you stand out. A common answer is to indicate that some dentists may consider writing a brief referral letter to the local hospital for this tooth to be extracted with a general anaesthetic. The questions that you want to be thinking about clinically are: Can this tooth be restored or does it need extraction? What are the implications if I extract in the future (orthodontically can it have consequences) Does the patient need General Anaesthetic or can this be managed within practice under Local Anaesthetic. Rebecca has other dental needs as stated and has never attended a dentists before, how would I like to manage this to cause her the least upset? All of the above would require consideration of who would be consenting for the patient. In this case at 9 years old, the patient would require a parent or legal guardian to consent for her. 'Gillick Competence' allows for a child up to the age of eighteen to make their own decision regarding their care. However, the dentist must carefully assess that all the criteria for valid consent detailed in question four are pr
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