Structured doctoral programmes offer a fixed curriculum with individual support, defined duration and regular funding. The choices in Germany are numerous - an overview.
Dentistry is generally considered to be a crisis-proof industry with a future. Many prospective dentists choose the career due to the secure livelihood and an above-average salary, although ongoing changes to the operation of practices do have an impact.
Those who do a doctorate improve their chances on the work market. A doctorate can open doors and have a positive impact on the salary.