Odontologist

Forensic Dentistry

What is it?

It is the study and evaluation of dental in the field of justice.

What do they do?

  • They identify the deceased person by studying their teeth which cannot be found using facial, or finger print detection.
  • Identify huge fatalities like natural disasters
  • Figure out their age
  • Usually work inside like regular dentists

How much do they make and where they work.

  • They get paid $77 dollars an hour.
  • About $3,100 a week
  • Or $160,000 yearly
  • They usually work in bigger states or where regular dentists work
  • They get their licenses by the state

Schooling

Must have 2-3 years of college and, a 4-year bachelor's degree. It will take no more than 7 years to get the dental degree

Positives and Negatives

  • Get paid way more then most jobs
  • A job that will always be around
  • Be able to help people
  • Can work whenever because you'll be your own boss


  • Emergencies
  • Long hours
  • physically demanding
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