Salary Range$50,000 to $100,000+
Dentists care for clients’ teeth through such preventive and reparative practices as filling, cleaning, extracting, or replacing teeth. Oral surgeons are specialized dentists who perform intricate surgeries on the jaws, teeth, lips, gums, neck, and head. They are more precisely known as oral and maxillofacial surgeons. “Oral” refers to the mouth, and “maxillofacial” refers to the face and jaws. There are approximately 5,900 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States.
Minimum Education LevelMedical Degree
OutlookFaster than the Average