OKAY, I'M SOLD. THIS IS AMAZING.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Take up the science stream in high school or junior college and take Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects.
Appear for the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Exam which is conducted by the CBSE board. Once you clear the entrance test, seek admission in a reputed dental college to pursue your Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). Make sure that the college is approved by the Dental Council of India. BDS is a four- to five-year course.
While you are pursuing the BDS course, join a dental clinic or a hospital as an intern to gain practical knowledge.
Once you complete your education and internship, join any hospital or clinic as an assistant dentist. Congratulations, you are now officially a dentist!
If you wish to study further, appear for the Dental Postgraduate Entrance Test (DENPET). DENPET is conducted by the Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University. After clearing the entrance test, you can pursue a Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) with a reputed dental college. It is a three-year course.