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Predental Shadowing Guide
Predental Shadowing Guide

Shadowing a dentist can help you determine if dentistry is right for you. Shadowing is a clinical observation of a professional providing care to a patient. It is different than volunteering or direct patient care because it can give a better perspective on the day-to-day activities of a practicing dentist. Download this guide for a step-by-step of the shadowing process including:

  • Arrange a shadowing opportunity
  • Prepare to shadow
  • What to do during the shadowing opportunity
  • Next steps

The guide also includes a template for keeping track of your time shadowing. This will help you prepare your experiences to include in your personal statement, AADSAS application and dental school interview.

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