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12 Things Every First Year is Thinking Right Now

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1. When does freshers end again?

 

2. The coughing in the lecture theatre 😷

 

3. I’ve met over 500 people, but don’t remember any of their names! 😂

 

4. Who are these people I took selfies with? 👀

 

5. Why have I got so many emails? Oh wait.. I signed up for every society.. 😋

 

6. My friend did a gap year and just won’t shut up about it 😔

 

7. “Where are you from?” “What do you study?” I’ve answered this 1000 times already 🌚

 

8. “Which school did you go to?” WHY do people ask this? They’re from the opposite side of the country…

 

9. Pizza is my best friend

 

10. When do the teeth lectures start? 👀

 

11. Why am I learning about the anatomy of the thorax???!??!

 

12. OMG! How am I going to see patients next year 😱

 

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Moments From The Office That Sum Up Your Day On Clinics

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When your master GP fits the apex perfectly


When the lab work comes back and nothing fits as it should then you realise you have to re-do all the impressions 


Seeing that you’ve fallen short of your UDA target 


How you think when you’re giving better diet advice, 


When the patient actually listens to your OHI and now their plaque score is <10%

Remember have you had to apply for your performer number? 


When you just nod and agree to every thing your clinical partner says 


So water fluoridation could stop tooth decay as it’s completely preventable? 


Seeing your patients outside of the practice 


Remembering to pay your ARF and realising it’s just going to increase for no reason again 


When you and your nurse are in sync and treatment just flows 


 

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dentistry

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1. Originally dental care was free to all when the NHS was set up 70 years ago

2. The 3 streams of dental care made available in 1948 are still going today ( General practice, hospital and schools)

3. When costs were first introduced in the NHS, dental treatment was charged at a flat rate of £1

4. The first dental degree awarded by any British university was by the University of Birmingham in 1901

5. Cocaine was originally used as an anaesthetic for tooth related pain in 1884

6. The first ‘modern toothbrush’ was designed and created by William Addis in 1780

7. In 1921 the Dentists Act was published permitting only registered dentists to practise.

8. Fluoride toothpaste came to Britain in 1958

9. The first dental contract was introduced in 1990 by the family health services

10. Lillian Lindsay was the first woman in the UK to qualify as a dentist.

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9 Trump Gifs That Summarise Your Day On clinics

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1. When you give your treatment plan to your tutor to confirm

2. When the coronal aspects fractures whilst accessing during your endo.

3. Selecting the right shade be like

4. When you try to describe your crown prep

5. When you do you’re first surgical extraction and your tutors asks “How’s it going?”

6. Then the you actually tell your tutor about the extraction

7. When your patient talks to you about their cat, last holiday to somewhere in europe, being gluten free and crossfit whilst you just sit there like…

8. When you finish seeing all your patients and get to leave at 3

9. When your tutor asks you anything

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