Jaw orthopedist - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Jaw orthopedist - 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 Jaw orthopedist earn

A Jaw orthopedist earns between $1.958 and $8.125 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.776 and a median salary of $3.300 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 111 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Jaw orthopedist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.776 45.314 944 21
1º Quartile 1.958 23.500 490 11
Median Salary 3.300 39.600 825 18
3º Quartile 6.196 74.354 1.549 34
Higher Salary 8.125 97.496 2.031 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 Jaw orthopedist

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Jaw orthopedist the most in the job market

    • wholesale of dental products
    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • other human health care activities
    • general public administration
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • activities of trade union organizations
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • diagnostic imaging services using ionizing radiation

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