Learn about the types of people who become dentists. This page goes into detail about the ethnic and gender ratio of the workplace.
Ethnic Mix, 2019
The largest ethnic group of dentists are South Asian, making up 23% of the population. The next highest segments are White and East Asian, making up 23% and 13% respectively.
Employment Type Mix, 2020
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