Perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries, or defects. May diagnose problems of the oral and maxillofacial regions. May perform surgery to improve function or appearance.
Dental care is a basic health service provided to men and women in the military. Military dentists examine, diagnose, and treat diseases and disorders of the mouth. They may practice general dentistry or work in one of several specialties.
*Average calculated based on median level of pay
The level of experience held by people currently working in this career.
The level of education attained by people currently working in this career.
Civilian:job in recent demand
A degree could help you get a job or a higher salary.