Orthodontist

Logan Evans

My career goal is to become an orthodontist.

Being an orthodontist may include daily activities:

Evaluating the needs of new patients

Creating teeth molds

Fitting orthodontic appliances and checking on the progress of individual patients

http://education-portal.com/articles/Orthodontists_Job_Information_and_Requirements_for_Becoming_an_Orthodontist.html

Some Career Skills would be:

Primarily need study and hands on practice in dental and orthodontic schools. Orthodontists need to be able to pay close attention to detail, operate advanced technological tools, work well with their hands and communicate clearly with assistants and patients including children and adolescents.

http://education-portal.com/articles/Orthodontists_Job_Information_and_Requirements_for_Becoming_an_Orthodontist.html

Working Conditions:

Well lighted offices or clinics

No expectations of being on call or working nights

expect around 30 or 40 hours a week

http://www.healthcaresalaryonline.com/orthodontist-job-description.html

Wages and Outlook

$94.36 per hour

$196,270 annually

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291023.htm

Related Jobs

Cosmetic Dentist

Periodontist

Oral Surgeon

Dental Hygienist

Dental Assistant

http://healthcareers.about.com/od/healthcareerprofiles/p/DentistryCareer.htm

Program of Study and Program Addmission

Dental schools require undergraduates to complete year of biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, and English. But there is no particular classes to take in college. You need to pass the dental admission test.