Radiologist - Salary and Career
Dental Surgeons

Radiologist - 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 Radiologist earn

A Radiologist earns between $1.253 and $5.879 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.883 and a median salary of $3.138 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 12 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Radiologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.883 34.590 721 18
1º Quartile 1.253 15.031 313 8
Median Salary 3.138 37.651 784 20
3º Quartile 4.484 53.807 1.121 28
Higher Salary 5.879 70.554 1.470 37

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 Radiologist

Dental Surgeons must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Radiologist the most in the job market

    • diagnostic imaging services using ionizing radiation
    • dental activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate

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