Orthodontist:diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.
- Education Requirements: Doctorate
- Soft skills: detaol oriented, dexterity and interpersonal skills
- Average annual salary: $34,600
- 3 Pacific Northwest schools: Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR), Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
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