Senior Dentist Salary

A Senior Dentist earns an average salary of $175,500 per year.

$103,471 - $266,308
(Median)
$100K
$180K
$270K
MEDIAN: $175,500
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Salary
$103,471 - $266,308  
   
Bonus
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$24,566  
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$103,471 - $301,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Senior Dentist

Senior dentists are responsible for performing general check-ups and dentistry for patients. As senior dentists, they have much more work experience than regular dentists, and often perform root canals and other minor surgical procedures, as well as fill cavities, extract teeth, and place crowns. They often supervise other dentists, as well.

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Senior Dentist Tasks

  • Advise and instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, and oral health care services.
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services.
  • Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
  • Provides mentoring and training to less experienced dentists and staff.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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