Average Salary for Jobs with Medical Specialty: Dentistry Skills

The average salary for jobs that require the skills of Medical Specialty: Dentistry is $116,554 based on United States National Average.

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Dental Assistant
Alternate Job Titles: Dental Assistant (Certified) | Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Assists with dental surgical and other procedures under the direct supervision of a dentist. Prepares patient and arranges instruments and supplies used for procedures. Hands instruments to the dentist and helps during treatment. Ensures all instruments are sterile and follows infection control protocols. Records treatment notes and updates patient records. May take and process x-rays. May require... View job details

Dental Hygienist
Alternate Job Titles: Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Under the direct supervision of a dentist, cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums using dental instruments. Performs routine examination and assessment of dental health. Feels lymph nodes under patient's chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer. Feels and visually examines gums for sores and signs of diseas... View job details

Alternate Job Titles: DDS

Examines and treats diseases and injuries of teeth and gums. Performs preventative and maintenance dentistry and educates the patient in proper tooth and gum care. Recommends braces or surgery to correct any malformations. Requires a doctorate degree in dentistry, either a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from an accredited school. Requires a state licensed ... View job details