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ORTHODONTIST: Giving People Better Smiles

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Warren is an Orthodontist and part of his job is to help give people better smiles that functions and looks well. He explains how he works with patients that don't always have a lot of resources and patients with disabilities as well.

School: Loma Linda University
Job Title: Orthodontist

Job Summary: Orthodontists

Job Description

Orthodontists examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. They design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.

On-the-Job Training


Additional Info

Dentists must be licensed in all states; requirements vary by state. In most states, a license requires a degree from an accredited dental school and passing a written and practical exam. In addition, a dentist who wants to practice in one of the nine specialties that all states recognize must have a license in that specialty. A postgraduate residency term also may be required, usually lasting up to 2 years.

Certification Requirement
Required Dental License.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$125,000 - $180,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Hospital / Clinic
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Likes working with hands, Patience, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills, Analytical skills, Technical skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
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