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Dr Asfand Sohail

BDS dentist
Dr Asfand Sohail
BDS - Associate Dental Surgeon

Associate Dentist (BDS)

An associate dentist is someone who works in a dental practice as a dentist, but doesn’t own the practice. They are usually either an employee or an independent contractor. There are some associate dentists who invest directly into the business with the plan of buying the practice from the owner in the future.

The majority of dentists in general practice work as self-employed associates. The relationship between associates and practice owners centres on the associate making regular (usually monthly) payments to the practice owner in return for the use of the practice premises, equipment, materials and staff.

BDS stands for in Pakistan as Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

It is a four-year degree program along with one year of house job. BDS is also a well-known and respectable profession. This degree is ought to be the second most demanded degree in the field of medicine after MBBS which ensures a bright future as a Dentist.

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