Prosthodontists

Job Description

Prosthodontist specialize in crowns, bridges and dentures and other methods to replace missing teeth.  They construct oral prostheses to correct natural and acquired deformation of mouth and jaws to restore and maintain oral function, such as chewing and speaking, and to improve appearance.

Academic Requirements

After obtaining a Doctor of Dentistry degree, completing a residency in prosthodontic dentistry to specialize in this area is required.

Prosthodontists
$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
19.8%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

Missouri Southern State University

3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, 64801-1595

Rolla Technical Center

500 Forum Drive
Rolla, 65401
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