Dental surgeon - stomatologist - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Dental surgeon - stomatologist - 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 - stomatologist earn

A Dental surgeon - stomatologist earns between $1.800 and $5.802 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.504 and a median salary of $2.106 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 5 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Dental surgeon - stomatologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.504 30.047 626 19
1º Quartile 1.800 21.602 450 14
Median Salary 2.106 25.272 526 16
3º Quartile 4.425 53.098 1.106 34
Higher Salary 5.802 69.624 1.451 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 - stomatologist

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Dental surgeon - stomatologist the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • aesthetic activities and other beauty care services
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • combined office and administrative support services

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