To Whom it May Concern,
My name is XXXX, DMD, and I am the owner and operator of XXXX Dental Clinic in San Francisco, CA (XXXXdental.com). We specialize in oral surgery as well as cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and periodontics. I could not be more pleased to write this Letter of Recommendation on behalf of my colleague XXXX for admission to your distinguished DDS/DMD Program for International Dentists. I have known XXXX personally since 2010 when she was my patient in California, after having recently arrived from Russia. Our shared language, culture, and special passion for dentistry enabled us to bond quickly and become close friends as well as colleagues. When XXXX moved to the USA in 2016, she began volunteering in our clinic and has continued to help us periodically since that time. Thus, I am well qualified to attest to her great potential to contribute to our profession.
XXXX graduated from one of Russia’s most distinguished medical universities, in Saint-Petersburg, and ran her own dental clinic in her home town up until moving to the USA. Thus, she was very well qualified to provide us with enormous assistance. For three years, throughout 2016, 2017, and 2018, XXXX flew back and forth from her home in San Diego to help out during every break- Extremely hard-working, focused, and kind, XXXX’s keen sense of humor and stoic determination make her a pleasure to be around. Everyone at the clinic loves Yulia for her charm, sincerity, and natural charisma.
XXXX’s gifts include a great capacity for transmitting calm and soothing nervous patients, helping them to feel totally safe and relaxed. A born entertainer and a practiced artist, Yulia is adept at distracting the patient from the treatment process. Always emotionally positive she builds trusting relationships between herself and the patient. Humble, warm, attentive, she gets along easily with everyone, from all walks of life. Yulia is at her very finest when she treats children with disabilities.
Everyone at our clinic, oral health professionals and patients alike, have great admiration and affection for Yulia. In fact, we sincerely hope that after completing a program for international dentists that she will join our team on a full time, permanent basis. We are certain that XXXX will distinguish herself in an IDP as a result not only of her dedication and natural ability, but also the fact that she continued her education in dentistry beyond dental school in Russia, receiving ongoing, advanced training in Endodontics as well as Operative Dentistry. This is why her assistance was of special value to our team comprised of an oral surgeon, an orthodontist, a prosthodontist, and a periodontist. Yulia did her best to help us all and distinguished herself, in particular, by her mastery of X-rays and Cone Beam tomography. I never saw her fail to arrive at the correct diagnosis. Yulia stays abreast of advanced technologies in dentistry; and is also widely read in the area of preventative medicine. I see Yulia as Russia’s best, and assure you that she would be a credit to the diversity of the fortunate program that she goes on to attend.
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