A Cosmetic Dentist earns an average salary of $140,000 per year.

$68,784 - $203,473
$140K
MEDIAN: $140,000
50%

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Job Description for Cosmetic Dentist

A cosmetic dentist is a dentist who specializes in enhancing the appearance of their patients’ smiles. This can include repairing chipped, uneven, cracked, or discolored teeth. A cosmetic dentist must know how to utilize various methods to solve these issues, including using porcelain veneers, fillings, bondings, crowns, bridges, and whitening techniques. Cosmetic dentistry is currently not recognized by the American Dental Association as a dental specialty, but it is still practiced in many dental clinics and hospitals.

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Cosmetic Dentist Tasks

  • Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
  • Advise and instruct patients regarding cosmetic dentistry including teeth whitening, contouring, bonding and veneers.
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment.

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Key Stats for Cosmetic Dentist

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1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
20 years or more
33%
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
dental benefits
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