Dtm/dof - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Dtm/dof - 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 Dtm/dof earn

A Dtm/dof earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.310 and a median salary of $2.310 according to an Averwage.com 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 2 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Dtm/dof

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.310 27.722 578 92
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 2.310 27.722 578 92
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0

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 Dtm/dof

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

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