I’m studying the Doctor of Dental
Medicine at the University of Western Australia. It’s a really hands-on degree
that allows us to have a lot of patient interaction, which is really valuable.
Being a student here is really wonderful, we have a very intimate cohort and for
that reason we really get to know our lecturers and professors and each other
which is such a wonderful support network. I really fell in love with
dentistry when I did work experience at a dental clinic and then from that day
onwards I just knew I want to be a dentist.
The University is prepared us really well there’s a lot of facilities so we
have Simodont. Simodont is a drilling simulator and we get at tooth on the
screen and we get to drill into it so it’s the closest thing to a real mouth.
We’re really lucky here we have lots of facilities that perhaps are the
universities over east don’t have access to. I think my favorite part about the
course has just been to be able to work in environment surrounded by passionate
people and to have that hands-on experience that allows us to develop as