Summary Dentist in Alberta
Find key facts and figures about working as a dentist. The following information is applicable to all Dentists (NOC 31110).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Dentists diagnose, treat, prevent and control disorders of the teeth and mouth. They work in private practice or may be employed in hospitals, clinics, public health facilities or universities.
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This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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Median wage in Alberta
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- Examine patients' teeth, gums and surrounding tissue
- Hire and train staff
- Diagnose disease, injury and decay and plan appropriate treatment
- Administer budget
- Restore, extract and replace diseased and decayed teeth
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