Child dentist - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Child 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 Child dentist earn

A Child dentist earns between $1.866 and $6.616 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.184 and a median salary of $3.091 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 15 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Child dentist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.184 38.209 796 25
1º Quartile 1.866 22.391 466 15
Median Salary 3.091 37.087 773 24
3º Quartile 5.045 60.543 1.261 40
Higher Salary 6.616 79.386 1.654 52

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 Child dentist

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Child dentist the most in the job market

    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • psychosocial assistance to people with psychic disorders, mental disability and chemical dependency
    • child education - day care
    • health management support activities
    • elementary school
    • hospital care activities

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