The Molar the Merrier
To be an orthodontist you need a lot of knowledge. Some things you would need to know would be about teeth and the human body, business for financial decisions, math and science, and attention to detail.
To be an orthodontists you need some important personality traits. One of these traits is integrity, it is important because you always need to be truthful. Another trait is dependability, I would need to be responsible. The last trait would be initiative, I would need to take charge whenever.
I would need to learn how to use a lot of different technologies. One of the technology's I would need to know is medical equipment. Another piece of technology would be photo imaging software.
The schooling for an orthodontist is post-doctoral schooling. The outlook on the career is bright. The salary for orthodontists are $187,200+ a year.