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DENTIST: Practiced Dentistry in the Army

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Joel is a Dentist and also practiced in the Army. Joel talks about the importance of his work, his educational path and what he wished he knew before starting his career.

School: UCLA
Job Title: Dentist

Job Summary: Dentists, General

Job Description

Dentists diagnose and treat problems with a patient's teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

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Residency

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.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$70,000 - $170,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Indoor, Hospital / Clinic
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Verbal communication skills, Leadership ability, People skills, Hand-eye coordination, Likes working with hands

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
Doctorate
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