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A dentist who specializes in replacing missing teeth or other oral structures.

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Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Treat dental problems or diseases.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients.
  • Design medical devices or appliances.
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General Dentist

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