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Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care.


SOC Code 29-1021 - Dentists, General is a a final level code of the “Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 110,730 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $85.70 and average Annual Wage of $178,260.

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  • Family Dentist

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