DDS Salary in the United States

How much does a DDS make in the United States? The average DDS salary in the United States is $155,400 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $138,800 and $181,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The DDS performs preventative and maintenance dentistry and educates the patient in proper tooth and gum care. Examines and treats diseases and injuries of teeth and gums. Being a DDS requires a degree in dentistry from an accredited school and is licensed to practice. Recommends braces or surgery to correct any malformations. DDS's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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