HYDERABAD:The management of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Wednesday organized a seminar on “Career Counseling” for undergraduate students of Dentistry.
The Vice Chancellor LUMHS Prof. Bikha Ram Devrajani while delivering his presidential remarks said dentistry is a highly respected profession as the dentist is a community figure that is highly respected and trusted by the community in which he or she works.
The dental patients rely on and trust their dentist to provide them with the best possible healthcare, he said and added dentistry students can determine their career in this profession where they have much more freedom and they can essentially make all decisions with very little managed care in dentistry which is not common in other healthcare professions.
The Dean Faculty of Dentistry Prof. Feroz Ali Kalhoro said that Dentistry was a service oriented profession. A Dentist spends all of his time helping other people which is extremely rewarding, he said and added that dentists can make significant improvements in people’s lives by restoring their smile, teeth, self-confidence, self-image, and ability to eat and speak properly.
He said that a desire to help people and to improve the lives of others was an essential part of working in dentistry. As dental professionals, we hold the unique position of helping to significantly improve the health and functioning of others, he said and added that a dentist needs certain soft skills, or personal qualities, to succeed in this occupation.
Earlier, Prof. Ghazanfar delivered presentation to guide the students for post-graduation in Ireland. Besides, presentations were also delivered by Prof. Feroze Ali for Fellowship programme in Pakistan, Dr. Erum Khan for Ph.D in Dentistry, Dr. Salman Shafique regarding Masters in Dental Surgery, Dr. Nadiya Inayat for qualifying the Canadian Board, Dr. Ranjeet for job opportunities in UAE and Dr. Ausaf Anwar regarding Master’s Programme in United Kingdom.