vocational dental practitioner

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A recently qualified dentist, formerly called a vocational trainee, who continues to train and work during the first year of practice under the guidance of an experienced general dental practitioner (vocational dental practitioner trainer) as part of the vocational training scheme. It is a requirement for dentists qualifying at a UK dental school to complete one year's vocational training at an approved practice in order to have their name entered on a National Health Service dental list.

http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/details/Default.aspx?Id=686 NHS web pages giving an overview of career opportunities for dental students within the NHS.

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