Career Opportunities: Lucrative Earning Prospects for a would-be-Dentist Dentistry, as a profession offers the following career paths
BDS degree holders can begin their careers as practitioners in government hospitals, private nursing homes, industrial and corporate hospitals. Establishments like Defence Service, Railways, and Ordnance Factories also employ Dentists for hospitals run by them.
However, a specialized degree opens up more career opportunities in teaching departments in dental colleges and research institutions.
Those who are interested in social service can join NGOs.
Moreover, a lot of career opportunities are available abroad for Indian dentists in countries like USA, UK and Australia.
Self-employment is also a promising avenue. With gaining experience, one can start his/her own clinic at their premises.