Oral rehabilitator - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Oral rehabilitator - 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 Oral rehabilitator earn

A Oral rehabilitator earns between $1.453 and $6.022 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.593 and a median salary of $2.288 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 42 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Oral rehabilitator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.593 31.115 648 15
1º Quartile 1.453 17.440 363 8
Median Salary 2.288 27.457 572 13
3º Quartile 4.592 55.108 1.148 26
Higher Salary 6.022 72.259 1.505 34

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 Oral rehabilitator

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Oral rehabilitator the most in the job market

    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • other human health care activities
    • dental prosthesis services
    • general public administration
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • prosthetics and orthopedic articles wholesale
    • welfare services without accommodation

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