Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Oral Surgeon is $204,817
What Do Oral Surgeons Do?
Oral surgeons are responsible for diagnosing and treating various conditions related to the mouth. These surgeons generally work in indoor healthcare environments (including both hospitals and private practice) during traditional weekly business hours, though there are some exceptions, as well.
Oral surgeons often work with a team of assistants and perhaps other surgeons. Their responsibilities are wide-ranging and include: diagnosing and treating various injuries; monitoring defects in …Read more
- Perform corrective and reconstructive mouth, jaw, neck, and dental surgery.
- Surgically reconstruct and cosmetically improve head, jaw, neck, and face appearance.
- Administer anesthesia and provide treatment and post-treatment plans for patients.
- Examine and diagnose patients, treating oral cancers, tumors, cysts, deformities, diseased teeth, and other problems.