A Career in Dentistry: An Interview with Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in dentistry, you may want to hear from Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo. He’s a practising dentist in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya and serves as the chief dental surgeon at Molars Dental Practice.

With over 20 years of experience in the field, Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo has established himself as an expert in dental surgery and a leading voice in the dental community. In a recent interview with Molars Dental Practice, he shared his insights into the rewards and challenges of being a dentist and offered advice for aspiring dental professionals.

Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo chose to pursue dentistry because it offers a unique blend of medicine, science, and artistry. He attended dental school at the University of Nairobi and later furthered his studies in South Africa after which he completed his residency in Nairobi before starting his own practice.

For Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo, the most rewarding part of being a dentist is the ability to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Whether it’s relieving a patient’s pain, improving their oral health, or helping them achieve their dream smile, dentistry allows him to directly improve the quality of life for his patients.

However, the field also comes with its challenges. One of the biggest challenges is keeping up with advances in technology and techniques. Dentistry is a constantly evolving field, and it’s important to stay up-to-date to provide the best possible care for patients. Another challenge is managing patient anxiety and fear, which can be a barrier to receiving necessary treatment.

To stay current, Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo attends conferences and continuing education courses regularly, and he invests in the latest dental technology to provide the best care possible. To address patient anxiety, he communicates clearly, listens to their concerns, and offers sedation options when appropriate.

For those considering a career in dentistry, Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo advises being passionate about the field, as it requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Additionally, they should be prepared to constantly learn and adapt as the field evolves, and to be empathetic and patient with their patients.

Dentistry is a rewarding and challenging career that requires a commitment to lifelong learning and a dedication to providing the best possible care for patients. Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo’s insights may help guide you along the way if you’re interested in pursuing this path.

If you are searching for a dentist in Nairobi, you can visit any of our branches in Nairobi and Mombasa! Our Executive Lounge is located in Hurlingham -along Lenana Road next to the Poisons Board, and our other branch is in the CBD, Electricity House, 12th Floor and Mombasa, Nyali Centre Mall 2nd Floor, Along Mombasa-Malindi Highway.

To book an appointment with Dr. Justin Kikuvi Muendo, you can visit our website at https://molars.co.ke/appointment or text the word Dr.Muendo to 24714, and one of our doctors will call you back. You can also reach us via email at wecare@molars.co.ke or by calling us at 0751856900, 0796856900, or 0715856900. We look forward to providing you with a pain-free dental experience!