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 […]

Careers Dentistry Medical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Careers Dental Hygienist Dentistry Medical

Dental Hygienist

Career description: A career as a dental hygienist offers a wide range of challenges. In the dental office, the dentist and the dental hygienist work together to meet the oral health needs of patients. Since each state has its own specific regulations regarding their responsibilities, the range of services performed by hygienists varies from state […]

Dental Assistant Dentistry Medical

Dental Assistant

What They Do Dental assistants (also known as dental nurses) are members of the dental team. They may support a dental operator (such as a dentist or other treating dental auxiliary) in providing more efficient dental treatment. Dental assistants are distinguished from other groups of dental auxiliaries (such as dental therapists, dental hygienists and dental technicians) by differing training, roles and patient scopes. Follow Along Similar Occupations […]

Dentist Dentistry Medical


What They Do A dentist, also known as a dental surgeon, is a surgeon who specializes in dentistry, the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity. The dentist’s supporting team aids in providing oral health services. The dental team includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and sometimes dental therapists. Follow Along Similar Occupations Associate Dentist, Dental Surgery Doctor (DDS), Dentist, Dentist/Owner, […]