Elderly dentist - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Elderly 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 Elderly dentist earn

A Elderly dentist earns between $1.100 and $9.232 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.929 and a median salary of $7.041 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 5 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Elderly dentist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.929 59.153 1.232 29
1º Quartile 1.100 13.200 275 7
Median Salary 7.041 84.492 1.760 42
3º Quartile 7.041 84.492 1.760 42
Higher Salary 9.232 110.788 2.308 55

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 Elderly dentist

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Elderly dentist the most in the job market

    • welfare services without accommodation
    • engineering services
    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures

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