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.
Sample of reported job titles:
Board Certified Orthodontist, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Specialist, Orthodontist
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
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