Braces dentist - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Braces dentist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

Dental surgeons attend and guide patients and perform dental procedures, apply health promotion and prevention measures, collective health actions, establishing diagnosis and prognosis, interacting with professionals from other areas. They can develop research in the dental field. They develop professional activities with children, adults and the elderly, with or without special needs, at different levels of complexity. They can work in private offices, public or private institutions, NGOs. They carry out teaching and research activities.

How much does an Braces dentist earn

A Braces dentist earns between $1.958 and $8.125 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.776 and a median salary of $3.300 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 111 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Braces dentist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.776 45.314 944 21
1º Quartile 1.958 23.500 490 11
Median Salary 3.300 39.600 825 18
3º Quartile 6.196 74.354 1.549 34
Higher Salary 8.125 97.496 2.031 45

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • dental surgeons

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Main workplaces

Dental Surgeons they work in the areas of forensic dentistry and public health, dentistry, maxillofacial prosthesis and prosthesis, pediatric dentistry and orthodontics, radiology, pathology, stomatology, periodontics, oral and maxillofacial traumatology and implantology. They work on their own or as employees in private clinics, cooperatives and dental care companies and in the public administration. They carry out their activities individually and as a team. They may remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, be exposed to radiation, toxic materials, intense noise, contamination and the risk of repetitive strain injuries and work-related musculoskeletal disorders (ler-dort).

What does it take to work in the field of Dental Surgeons

Occupations require, for their exercise, training in dentistry and registration in the cro and constant updating.

Functions and activities of Braces dentist

Dental Surgeons must:

  • developing research in the dental area;
  • perform dental procedure;
  • practicing public health actions;
  • develop research in the dental area;
  • applying prevention and health promotion measures;
  • interact with professionals from other areas;
  • communicate;
  • interact with professionals from other areas;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • establish diagnosis and prognosis;
  • practice public health actions;
  • promote family health;
  • manage workplace and conditions;
  • practice collective health actions;
  • prepare patients;
  • promoting family health;
  • perform a dental procedure;
  • plan patient treatment;
  • preparing patients;
  • patient preparation;
  • applying health prevention and promotion measures;
  • practicing collective health actions;
  • develop dental research;

  • Activities

    • registering activities in information systems;
    • treat temporomandibular disorders;
    • archive patient documentation;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • document information about treatment options;
    • treat periodontal diseases (gum treatment);
    • receive patient;
    • publish scientific articles;
    • fill in health insurance plans forms;
    • relate clinical signs and symptoms with occupational functions;
    • capture sources of research funding;
    • developing research projects;
    • clarify the patient about co-responsibility in the success of treatment;
    • compose internal committees on health and safety practices;
    • participate in health program teams;
    • encouraging community participation;
    • qualify work team;
    • maintain equipment in working condition;
    • participate in a multidisciplinary team to assess environmental risks;
    • conditioning special patients to treatment;
    • assist emergencies;
    • define payment methods;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • perform containment (chemical, physical or psychological) of special patients;
    • inform patient about diagnosis and prognosis;
    • legalize documentation for office and clinic operation;
    • inform the patient about risks/limits inherent to the treatment;
    • register procedures performed in the dental record;
    • define payment methods;
    • updating registration information;
    • capturing sources of research funding;
    • perform oral rehabilitation treatments;
    • participate in continuing education activities;
    • perform complementary exams;
    • guiding caregivers of special patients;
    • supervise work team;
    • demonstrate innovativeness;
    • guidance on occupational accidents and oral professional diseases;
    • register procedures performed in the dental chart;
    • evaluate the patient's profile (psychological, clinical, socioeconomic);
    • developing occupational dentistry programs;
    • prescribe drugs (drugs);
    • practice biosecurity measures;
    • participate in the management of supplies;
    • perform radiographs;
    • identify partners and resources available in the community;
    • perform autogenous or exogenous implants;
    • define levels of complexity of care and patient;
    • developing operative techniques;
    • demonstrate receptiveness;
    • perform orthopedic and orthodontic treatment (preventive, interceptive and corrective appliances);
    • restore dental element (form, function and aesthetics);
    • coordinating the care of users;
    • estimate duration of treatment;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • monitor actions of public and private agencies in the oral health area;
    • to be responsible for all services provided to the enrolled population;
    • request additional exams;
    • perform endodontic treatment (root canal treatment);
    • adopting measures to prevent chronic pain;
    • use integrative and complementary therapies;
    • participate in planning activities;
    • issue technical reports and certificates;
    • develop internal regulations for offices and clinics;
    • clarify the patient about co-responsibility for successful treatment;
    • treat patient with chronic/complex orofacial pain;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • demonstrate hand skills;
    • collect epidemiological data;
    • refer patients for medical treatment, other specialties and related areas;
    • define territory of action;
    • estimate treatment costs;
    • participate in team evaluations;
    • guidance on harmful habits to oral health;
    • record the patient's current dental status;
    • evaluate risk factors for dental caries activity;
    • collect data;
    • promote comprehensive care;
    • planning dental actions;
    • participate in ergonomic work analysis programs (paet);
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • demonstrate visual perception;
    • record the patient's current dental situation;
    • evaluate patient profile (psychological, clinical, socioeconomic);
    • perform conservative procedures;
    • identify groups, families and individuals exposed to risks;
    • demonstrate security;
    • patient and dental staff dressing;
    • control stock of consumables, medicines, instruments and equipment;
    • perform clinical examination;
    • notify diseases, injuries and situations of local importance;
    • prescribe drugs (medicines);
    • participate in community actions;
    • monitor actions of public and private agencies in the area of oral health;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • request additional tests;
    • scheduling periodic return visits;
    • perform occlusal adjustment;
    • schedule periodic return visits;
    • inspect dental services and treatments;
    • provide access for special patients;
    • perform home procedures;
    • guidance on eating habits and cariogenic diet;
    • research materials, medicines and dental equipment;
    • perform oral and maxillofacial surgeries;
    • show patience;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • develop occupational dentistry programs;
    • integrate multidisciplinary teams;
    • adopt work routines;
    • exercise legal dentistry;
    • serving users in ubss, in homes or community spaces;
    • demonstrate innovation capacity;
    • set priorities and treatment options;
    • indicating pre and postoperative recommendations;
    • adopt ergonomic measures;
    • coordinate dental actions;
    • enter a contract between the parties;
    • hire specialized technical consultants;
    • patient and dental staff;
    • monitor activities related to oral health with other health professionals;
    • detect patient expectations;
    • provide information about the patient's dental condition;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • provide external and internal consultancy;
    • treat changes in oral cavity tissues;
    • organizing health promotion groups;
    • interpret exams;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • participate in community actions;
    • fill out health insurance plans forms;
    • carry out disease prevention and curative actions;
    • identify users' needs;
    • estimate treatment costs;
    • anesthetize patients;
    • keep equipment in working condition;
    • perform aesthetic and cosmetic treatments;
    • propose treatment plan;
    • guidance on oral hygiene techniques;
    • give technical support to dental actions;
    • perform oral palliative treatment;
    • exchange information about clinical status, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment with other professionals ;
    • tracing an epidemiological profile;
    • demonstrate ability to overcome adverse situations;
    • indicating pre- and post-operative recommendations;
    • indicate pre- and post-operative recommendations;
    • develop activities related to oral health;
    • elaborate research projects;
    • perform tooth extraction (tooth extraction);
    • demonstrate innovative capacity;
    • work in occupational oral health procedures;
    • audit dental services and treatments;
    • register patient personal data;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • analyze documentation;
    • perform oral and maxillofacial surgeries;
    • treat periodontal diseases (gingival treatment);
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • define actions according to local priorities;
    • capturing research funding sources;
    • coordinating dental actions;
    • register patient's personal data;
    • perform an active search for local situations;
    • treat tissue alterations in the oral cavity;
    • patient patient and dental team;

    Sectors that hire Braces dentist the most in the job market

    • wholesale of dental products
    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • other human health care activities
    • general public administration
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • activities of trade union organizations
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • social, sports and similar clubs
    • intermediation activities and agency services and business in general

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