The ins and outs of moving a dental career

If you are a dentist and you want to relocate, fret not as it isn’t as difficult as it might seem. The most difficult part of this experience will be finding which states will accept your board exam and your credentials. This is made difficult because of the large amount of information there is to look over, regarding each state’s requirements. From there, though, it gets much easier. The organization in the dental industry allows for a relatively smooth transition and you’ll likely be helped along by your state’s dental association.

Reflect on these key points:

  • 1“Establishing a career isn’t just about finding a job — it’s also about finding a place to call home.”
  • 2“Knowing dentists around the country makes a huge difference in searching out jobs in new or unfamiliar areas of the country.”
  • 3Navigating each state’s board’s requirements is extremely tedious and time-consuming, because each one is unique. For dentists considering a move, they should read the fine print of the licensing application thoroughly and making a spreadsheet to help decide which state is right for them and whether they satisfy its requirements.

“For dentists considering a move, she recommended they read the fine print of the licensing application thoroughly and making a spreadsheet to help decide which state is right for them and whether they satisfy its requirements.”

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