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Dentists

Diagnose and treat problems with teeth or gums.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$999.00 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.4%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Treat dental problems or diseases.
  • Diagnose dental conditions.
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Job Title Examples:

General Dentist
Orthodontist
Prosthodontist

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