By: Ross H
Personality can be a big factor in determining the success in any particular field. Success is defined as obtaining a desired end. Most people entering the dental profession desire to have the ability to provide excellent dental care to clients. Skill and knowledge can be used to overcome personality but there are certain personality traits that are more common in the dental profession.
The MBTI tool is used to test personality traits. The dentist personality trait often found is ISTJ (introverted - sensing - thinking - judgment). These personalities tend to be quiet and reserved, focused on the concrete with an attention to detail, giving weight to logic and workin