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Dentistry Degree in Ireland

Dentistry Courses in Ireland

Studying Dentistry in Ireland

Dentistry courses in Ireland generally last five years and are demanding at both an academic and technical level. Dentistry students will study the cause, prevention, management and treatment of oral and dental disease. Dentistry graduates will complete their course with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) award.

The first year of study will concentrate on basic medical and clinical knowledge in anatomy, physiology, oral biology and biochemistry. These academic studies will continue throughout the degree, but practical work under supervision will begin to be carried out towards the end of the first year.

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Careers in Dentistry

Careers include dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental therapists, dental technicians and dental support, whilst becoming a Dental teacher is also hugely rewarding. Dentistry graduates initially begin employment as trainees in the NHS or the private sector and may choose to specialize in a particular area in their early career.

Dentistry in Ireland Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Irish university, but overseas students will need an IELTS score of 7.0 overall, no lower than 6.5 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 37 points. AAA, including Chemistry and Biology, will be typical A-Level Requirements.

Where can I study Dentistry in Ireland?

To learn more about the best Dentistry courses in Ireland, find details on the top ranking Dentistry universities below:

  1. Trinity College Dublin
  2. University College Cork

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