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DENTAL OFFICER

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    Age on entry:
    17-55 (17-46 if you require career professional training)
    Nationality:
    British, Irish, Commonwealth or British/ dual citizenship
    Qualifications:
    You must have a secured place/be studying at medical school, or be a fully qualified Dental Surgeon registered with the General Dental Council
    Gender:
    Dental Officers can be men or women

    Job description

    As a Dental Officer with the Royal Navy, you will have the opportunity not only to provide comprehensive dental care but also to be a major part of the Royal Navy team, taking an active part in Service life in the UK and around the world. There are unbeatable opportunities for career development and a varied, active life.

    On board

    Name: Mike Gall
    Age: 38

    Does the Royal Navy help dentists develop their careers?

    There's an expectation that every Dental Officer will be given the opportunity - if he or she wishes - to progress up the escalator of qualifications during the six years of a Short Service Commission.

    What is your career highlight so far?

    Providing dentistry in a small ship at sea is an interesting challenge in itself.

    I did a master's degree in crown and bridge work, but the biggest personal challenge was gaining the Commando green beret - only a committed volunteer can achieve that.

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