Dentistry rivals medicine as one of the most difficult and demanding degrees in the world to complete. Places are often limited at UK dental schools and to successfully apply you will need qualifications in science subjects such as chemistry and biology, as well as being good with people and a strong communicator.
Learn more about the best three dental schools in the UK below and don’t forget the SI-UK Medicine Service can help you successfully apply to a UK dental school.
Top three dental schools in the UK*
1. University of Dundee
The University of Dundee School of Dentistry recently received 100% satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017, while the University as a whole finished ninth in the UK.
The Dental School at Dundee provides great opportunities for studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level and, whether you are looking for a career as a dentist or a dental therapist, you will develop knowledge and skills across the full range of dental disciplines and gain experience treating patients in the University's own dental hospital.
2. Queen Mary, University of London
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary, University of London is the oldest medical school in England and Wales.
The Dental School contains a clinical skills laboratory, which closely simulates the real clinical experience and is an invaluable learning facility and dental students have the opportunity to study at a variety of outreach clinics, gaining experience within different clinical settings.
3. Plymouth University
The Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry have an extremely close relationship with NHS partners, meaning early clinical contact for all students.
Ultramodern facilities enable the University to produce dental practitioners with clinical skills of the highest order and state-of-the-art Dental Education Facilities provide a substantial service to over 10,000 NHS patients per year.
Apply to study Dentistry in the UK
If you are interested in applying to study medicine in the UK, arrange a free a consultation in London or Manchester today. The SI-UK Medicine Service can help you successfully apply to a UK dental school with interview practice and expert application advice.
*Guardian University Guide 2018