Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs - 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 Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs earn

A Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs earns between $1.986 and $7.611 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.635 and a median salary of $3.200 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 237 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.635 43.621 909 21
1º Quartile 1.986 23.828 496 12
Median Salary 3.200 38.400 800 19
3º Quartile 5.805 69.654 1.451 34
Higher Salary 7.611 91.333 1.903 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 Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Dental surgeon - dentistry for patients with special needs the most in the job market

    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • hospital care activities
    • health management support activities
    • cleaning activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • other human health care activities
    • regulation of health, education, cultural services and other social services activities
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams

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