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Dentists, General

Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care. 

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Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.3%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 1,041
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $79.53 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $184,190 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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