• Dentists, All Other Specialists
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
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    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Dentists are doctors who focus on oral health.

What do they typically do

  • Prescribe antibiotics or other medications
  • Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities
  • Make models and measurements for dental appliances
  • Administer anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures
  • Teach patients about diets, flossing, the use of fluoride, and other aspects of dental care
  • Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth
  • Examine x rays to diagnose problems
  • Repair or remove damaged teeth

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Opening 5

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a graduate degree like a master's, Ph.D., M.D., or law degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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    License
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