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Article: Volume 8 Number 4 Page 126 - October 2015

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  Orthodontic Update 32: 126-130

Orthodontics:  Beginner’s Guide to Becoming a Successful Consultant − A Personal Experience of the First Year

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Abstract: This article aims to outline some of the things one can do to ease the transition into becoming a contented and successful consultant. The first part concentrates on how to be appointed to the post you would like. The second part focuses on how to steer your career once you have been appointed to your dream post.

Author notes: Anjli Patel, BDS, MFDS RCS(Ed), MSc Orth(UCL), FDS Orth RCS(Ed), Consultant Orthodontist, Royal Derby Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK.

Objective: To provide an incite into the transition from trainee to consultant.

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