Name: Dr. Surendra Singh
Birth Place: Agra, India
Educational Qualification: BDS, MDS from King George's Medical University Uttar Pradesh, India (Pass out year: 2002)
Languages you speak or write: Hindi and English
What prompted you to choose this profession?
The impact of oral health on overall health.
What is the best part about being a dental student/professional? The vision and mission to impact the health and wellness of 10 million people as oral health influences overall health.
How do you like spending your free time?
Reading/listening to books, playing games, spending time with family and friends, and connecting with people on social media.
Which is your favorite subject in dentistry and why?
All clinical subjects are my favorite, but implants are my favorite topic.
Which is your least favorite subject in dentistry?
First professional subjects - Biochemistry.
What are some studying tips you use to retain and understand things better?
First, reading with concentration; connecting reading topics to their practical implications; revision; time management.
Which dental procedure(s) do you enjoy/anticipate doing the most?
Mostly dental procedures, but I have more interest in surgeries - implants, apicoectomy, flaps, root canal treatment.
What do you enjoy more, doing an RCT or extracting teeth?
RCT - focusing on preserving the tooth (depends on prognosis).
What are some challenges you face in your professional field?
Still, there are many areas with no awareness and education about oral health; many people don't know about dental doctors.
How would your friends describe you?
Cool and calm.
What has been the best/most memorable moment in your dental school so far?
There are many sweet memories, but the ragging periods of those days are the most memorable with some sweet and some sour moments.
Has dentistry impacted your food choices? Like, do you consume less sugary and sticky food items?
Dentistry impacts our oral hygiene maintenance, such as proper brush selection, proper brushing techniques, twice-a-day brushing, etc.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
Health & Wellness mentor
Where would you like to work in the future?
What is your dream travel destination?
Tell us a secret talent(s) that the world does not know about you. Adventurous, sensitive, self-confidence, visionary.
What are you not very good at?
A quote that resonates deeply with you?
"Live life to the fullest."
Any other point(s)/thought(s) you would like us to know about you? Please feel free to share with us.
1) Mission and vision of health and wellness for 10 million people.
2) Add value and impact on people's lives so they become wealthy (as we know health is ultimate wealth).
3) I am writing a book that also helps people become wealthy.
(DentiSight /Dr. Surendra Singh/PB)