Job prospects Dentist in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Dentists in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region. These trends also apply to people working as a dentist.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Dentists (NOC 3113) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Dentists in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 2,290 people work in this occupation.
  • Dentists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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