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Alternate Occupation Titles
- Dentofacial Orthopedics Dentist
- Examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.
- Adjust dental appliances to produce and maintain normal function.
- Coordinate orthodontic services with other dental and medical services.
- Diagnose teeth and jaw or other dental-facial abnormalities.
- Examine patients to assess abnormalities of jaw development, tooth position, and other dental-facial structures.
- Fit dental appliances in patients' mouths to alter the position and relationship of teeth and jaws or to realign teeth.
- Instruct dental officers and technical assistants in orthodontic procedures and techniques.
- Study diagnostic records, such as medical or dental histories, plaster models of the teeth, photos of a patient's face and teeth, and X-rays, to develop patient treatment plans.
Detailed Work Activities
- analyze dental data
- collect dental laboratory diagnostic data
- operate dental equipment
- use dental treatment procedures
- use knowledge of dental terminology