I want to work in ... Dentistry

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Healthcare (Prospects)

Typical job profiles

Dentist (Prospects)


NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland Careers Dentist



NHS Health Careers Dental team


Useful online resources

British Dental Association Careers

Glasgow University - Bachelor of Dental Surgery Undergraduate Degree Programme Person Specification 

TARGETcareers How to become a dentist and your job options

Dental Schools Council Making an application 

UCAS Explore-Subject Guides Dentistry

MyGov.Scot Dental Student Support Grant


Armed Forces

Army Royal Army Dental Corps

Royal Navy Dental Officer

Royal Air Force Medical and Medical Support Dental Officer

NHS Recruitment

NHS Scotland NHS Scotland Jobs 

NHS Jobs    Please note:   A new NHS jobs service is currently being rolled out and the current site will cease to exist in October 2022.   During the transition period, some vacancies on the current site may direct you to the new NHS jobs website to apply.   Find out more.

Job sites and specialist recruiters

BDJ Jobs


Professional bodies

British Dental Association


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.