Dentist

Field/discipline - health care

Other occupations like dental hygienist, physicians and surgeons, optometrists .

What does a dentist do?

1-diagnoses and treats problems with patient's teeth and gums .

2- remove decay from teeth and fill cavities.

3-repair cracked or fractured teeth.

4-place sealants or whiting agents

5-administer anesthesia to keep patients from pain during the procedures

6-Prescribe antibiotics and other medications.

7-exanmin X-ray of teeth gums and jaw.

8-Make models and measurements for dental appliances.

Dental equipments

Knowledge/training

Bachelors degree in science at least needs to enter most dental programs, admission to a dental school, training up to 4 years .

Dentists must be licensed in the state , most states require you to have a degree from accredited dental school, and to pass the the written and practical national board dental examination.

The future of the career

The median annual wage was 158,310 in 2015 , and the lowest earned was 68,400 $

In fort -worth arlington texas showing the most concentration of this occupation , and Texas is considered one of the highest concentration in dental care.

The career and me

Based on do what you are results I think this career aligns to me as being an accurate person and like science fields.

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