What is Mentoring and Why is it important?
In the first of a new series published in BDJ in Practice Janine Brooks defines mentoring and explores why mentoring is important in dentistry.
Read some of it below or download the full article here.
Mentoring is by no means a new intervention or method. In one form or another, it has been used in human interactions for thousands of years. This gives reassurance that mentoring is not a fad nor a fashion and most certainly not an experiment.
So, even thought mentoring has been around for some time, it is only fairly recently that mentoring has been more fully utilised within healthcare, and specifically dentistry, as a relationship that needs to be undertaken by those with specific skills.