Careers Dentistry Medical Orthodontist


Career description:

Orthodontists are dental specialists who are trained in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. They provide a wide range of treatment options to straighten crooked teeth, fix bad bites and align the jaws correctly.

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • Straighten crooked teeth
  • Fix bad bites and align jaws
  • Fix tooth movement caused by thumb sucking
  • Help sleep apnea through Orthodontic surgery and other methods of adjustment
  • They are facial growth and dental development experts, so they diagnose and treat issues mainly with alignment
  • Experts in all orthodontic care options and technologies for children, teens and adults

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Board Certified Orthodontist; Orthodontist; Orthodontist, Small Business Owner; Orthodontist, Vice President; Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics