Prosthodontist Salary

The average salary for a Prosthodontist is $146,568 per year.

$76,933 - $253,419
MEDIAN: $146,567

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$79,573 - $272,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Prosthodontist

Prosthodontists are dentists who have focused on the many ways of replacing lost teeth and removing severely damaged teeth. They have all the skills and training of standard dentists, but have chosen to make this aspect of dentistry their specialty. As is normal for dentists, they are able to analyze dental problems and treat issues involving teeth, including dealing with cavities, straightening teeth, performing corrective surgery, and dealing with gum issues. However, by specializing, their focus is on crowns, dentures, bridges, and other means of replacing teeth.


Prosthodontist Tasks

  • Restore function and aesthetics to patients with injuries, diseases or birth defects.
  • Measure, design and fabricate dental prostheses.
  • Treat facial pain and jaw joint problems.
  • Fit prostheses to patients, making any necessary adjustments and modifications.
  • May supervise technicians who construct the devices.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 38%