Construct oral prostheses to replace missing teeth and other oral structures to correct natural and acquired deformation of mouth and jaws, to restore and maintain oral function, such as chewing and speaking, and to improve appearance.
Median Annual Wage: $100,280
Education: Post-doctoral training (66%); Doctoral degree (18%); Professional degree (12%)
Projected Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Related Job Titles: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS); Prosthodontist; Maxillofacial Prosthodontist; Removable Prosthodontist; Prosthetic Dentist; Prosthodontist/Restorative/Reconstructive Dentist; Doctor of Dental Science, Prosthodontist; Prosthodontist, Assistant Clinical Professor; Prosthodontist/Educator; Prosthodontist/Owner