Writing in the Dentistry Field

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Kupke 1 Paul Kupke Professor Spence English 101 22 February 2013

Writing in the Field of Dentistry

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It is pretty clear that a dentist does not spend every day at a desk writing

endless papers. The job of a dentist entails that they analyze, anticipate, and treat problems with teeth or mouth tissue. What they look for on a daily basis is to remove decay, fill cavities, straighten teeth, and repair fractured teeth. They also instruct people on diet, brushing and flossing their teeth. Dentists also have to administer anesthetics and write prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications. The different types of majors that allow for you to become Dentist are chemistry, biology and physiology. After college they are also required to take a four year program which leads to their Doctorate Degree in Dentistry. When it comes to writing in the profession of dentistry there are a number of categories in which one must be skilled at to succeed as a dentist. In order to even become a dentist, one must pass a written exam, they need to fill out

Kupke 2 prescriptions, write memos to co-workers and letters to colleagues and they also take simple notes for the records of numerous patients. ! Some Dentists even decide to write their own literature, whether these

pieces are informative for someone who is just interested, or if it’s for up and coming and future Dentists. One of these pieces of literature is “Research Writing in Dentistry”, this is a book for Dental students that are seeking help in selecting topics, designing, and also writing research projects. The author of this book, J. Anthony von Fraunhofer, assists the reader by asking simple questions and giving concrete advice. There are also many Dentists that keep blogs on various different topics in the Dental industry ranging from hygiene, to proper techniques for other Dentists to try in their own practices. ! The written exam that is required for a dentist to pass in order to get their

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